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SQL Agent - Running SSIS Package - Windows Server 2008/Windows 7 - Messenger Services

Posted By:      Posted Date: October 05, 2010    Points: 0   Category :Sql Server

We have tried to run a SQL job for SSIS Package. But it failed during the execution with the error "[364] The Messenger service has not been started - NetSend notifications will not be sent". But in the job, no notifications have been configured and in windows server 2008/Windows-7 there is no messenger service at all.

When we search for the the messenger service in windows 7/windows server 2008, we found that service is not in both the OS and it was replaced by msg.exe. 

Any help or workaround would be appreciated.

Thanks in advance.

PS: The normal SQL jobs other than SSIS are working fine without any error.

Vijay Pandurangan

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