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Sending mail from SQL Server

I am using SQL Server 2000. I need to be able to send mails from SQL Server. I do not have an Exchange Server or Outlook. I need to send mails to a say, Yahoo account or hotmail or to the company mail account. How do I do this?

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Go out to http://www.sqldev.net. Download xp_smtp_sendmail and follow the instructions.

This was first published in October 2004

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