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Email Alerts are not received...

In one of application, Email alerts are sent using SQL sp_send_dbmail stored procedure. Email alerts were working properly, but suddenly noticed email alerts are not received.

To troubleshoot the issue, first I checked the msdb.dbo.sysmail_event_log table using the below query.

SELECT log_id, event_type, log_date, description, process_id, mailitem_id, account_id, last_mod_date, last_mod_user
FROM
msdb.dbo.sysmail_event_log 
ORDER BY
log_date DESC

If there is any error, you should see records with the event_type value as error.
In my case there are records with event_type value as error, and the description value for those records is same as below

The mail could not be sent to the recipients because of the mail server failure. (Sending Mail using Account 3 (2018-02-01T10:41:27). Exception Message: Cannot send mails to mail server. (The SMTP server requires a secure connection or the client was not authenticated. The server response was: Authentication required).  )

As per the error descript…

SQL Server 2005 Full-Text Search Indexing

SQL Server 2005 Full-Text Search Indexing can be used with MS SQL server.We index a sample database and search it using Web based or Windows based application. To index a sample database we have to write some queries. To do that I created a table named VTx in MS SQL Server 2005. If the database table contains "VideoText", "VideoTitle", and "VideoFrame" as columns and if we indexed it using "VideoText" column then we can write below steps to index it. First I created the full-text catalog named VTxCatalog using below query.CREATE FULLTEXT CATALOG VTxCatalogThen I enabled the fulltext indexing by running the sp_fulltext_database exec sp_fulltext_database 'enable'Then I created the full-text index on table VTxCREATE FULLTEXT INDEX ON VTx
(
VideoText )
KEY INDEX PK_VTx ON VTxCatalog
WITH CHANGE_TRACKING AUTO Then after inserting some records to the table, I was able to search it using below query "SELECT * FROM VTx WHERE FREETEXT(Text…