BizTalk Server 2013 R2: Installation and Configuration – Validate Mail account used by BizTalk to send BAM Alerts (Part 11)

Posted: January 15, 2015 in BizTalk
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This next posts will focus on installing and configuring BizTalk Server 2013 R2 and additional components

Make sure that you have installed all the latest critical Windows updates from Microsoft and all the prerequisites before you install BizTalk Server 2013 R2.

Validate Mail account used by BizTalk to send BAM Alerts

After you configure with success BizTalk Server 2013 R2 BAM Alerts, the configurator will create a new Database Mail Account called “BAM_Alerts_Account” that will be used by BizTalk to send BAM Alerts.

To Validate Mail account used by BizTalk to send BAM Alerts:

  • Press the “Windows key” to switch to the Start screen, type “SQL Management” or “SQL” and click in “SQL Server Management Studio” option from the Search menu.
  • In Object Explorer panel, connect to the SQL Server instance you want to configure Database Mail on, and expand the server tree.
  • Expand the “Management” node and double click “Database Mail” to open the Database Mail Configuration Wizard.
  • On the Welcome to Database Mail Configuration Wizard page, click “Next” to continue
  • On the Select Configuration Task page, select “Manage Database Mail accounts and profiles” option and click “Next”

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  • On the Manage Profiles and Accounts page, select “View, change or delete an existent account” option, and click “Next”

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  • On the Manage Existent Account page, select “BAM_Alerts_Account” option under “Account name” and validate the configuration. After that click “Next” to make any change or “Cancel” to exit.

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  • On the Complete the Wizard page, click “Finish”.

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Finally you should test sending an email with this Database Mail Account, to do that:

  • Right-click on Database Mail and select “Send Test E-Mail…”

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  • On the Send Test E-mail from windows, specify a “To:” email and click “Send Test E-Mail”

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If all goes well you should receive the email in a few seconds. If you have received the email, you have been able to configure Database Mail successfully.

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