If SQLMail is set up with the Exchange client to use a Microsoft Mail Post
Office, Compuserve Mail or Internet Mail, outgoing messages will be blocked
in the Personal Message Store's Outbox and no incoming messages will be
The architecture of the Exchange client does not allow the spooler process
to run under a service like SQL Server and hence the messages are never
sent or received.
There are two workarounds for this issue depending on the mail source:
- Install Microsoft Exchange Server and set up SQLMail with it, following the instructions in the following article in the Microsoft Knowledge Base:
Then have Microsoft Exchange Server forward the mail to the appropriate destination.
HOW TO: Troubleshoot SQL Mail with Microsoft Exchange Server
- For additional information on issues related to SQL Mail, see the following article:
INF: How to Configure SQL Mail