SMTP Connection

SQL Server 2005, 2008, 2008R2, 2012, 2014

SQL Server 2005, 2008, 2008R2, 2012, 2014

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Overview

SMTP Connection Manager is SSIS Connection Manager for establishing connections with SMTP-enabled mail servers. Use the API to build components based on SMTP Connection Manager.


Setup

Use the SMTP Connection Manager dialog to specify properties to send mails.

Server Options

Connection Type

Specify connection type. This property has the options listed in the following table.

Value Description
Unsecure Unsecured SMTP connection.
ExplicitSSL Use Explicit SSL SMTP.
ImplicitSSL Use Implicit SSL SMTP.
ExplicitTLS Use Explicit TLS SMTP.
ImplicitTLS Use Implicit TLS SMTP.
Host

Specify the name or IP address of the SMTP server.

Port

Specify the port number on the SMTP server to use for the connection. The default value of this property is 25.

User name

Specify user name to access SMTP mail server. Optional.

Password

Specify password to access SMTP mail server. Optional.

Time-out (secs)

Specify the number of seconds before timing out session connect. The default value of this property is 100 seconds.

RetainSameConnection

Specify if all clients should use the same connection. This property has the options listed in the following table.

Value Description
True All clients use same connection (default).
False Every client use different connection.
Test Connection

Confirm connection manager configuration by clicking Test Connection.

Advanced Options

Authentication

Specify authentication algorithm. This property has the options listed in the following table.

Value Description
Auto Automatically determines and uses the most secure available method.
Plain Uses TLS plain text authentication.
DigestMD5 Uses DIGEST-MD5 authentication.
CramMD5 Uses CRAM-MD5 authentication.
Login Uses login authentication.
Ntlm Uses NTLM authentication.
GssApi Uses GSSAPI/SSPI authentication.
NoAuthentication Authentication is not used. (1.5 SR-2)
Verbose log

Specify verbose log file name for investigating SMTP connection issues.

Proxy Options

Host

Specify the name or IP address of the proxy server. If not specified, proxy server is not used.

Port

Specify the port number on the proxy server to use for the connection.

User name

Specify user name to access the proxy server.

Password

Specify password to access the proxy server.