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Database Mail error

Posted By:      Posted Date: September 07, 2010    Points: 0   Category :Sql Server
Hello I am new to SQL Server 2008. I am upgrading from 2000 to 2008 and currently working on Database Mail. I can send a test mail to say an email address like abc@xyz.com If i create an operator with the above email address, I am getting this error (in Database Mail log) when i send a test mail to Operator.  Message The mail could not be sent to the recipients because of the mail server failure. (Sending Mail using Account 3 (2010-09-07T10:31:24). Exception Message: Cannot send mails to mail server. (A recipient must be specified.). ) Any idea why Database Mail is able to send email when email address is specified and fails to send email to the same address when used in operator? Thank You, V

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