The Choose Provider Type window of the Alert Communication wizard allows you to choose which type of provider you want to create. Select either Simple Mail Transfer Protocol (SMTP) or Simple Network Management Protocol (SNMP) from the Provider Type drop-down, give the Provider a name and click Next to configure your provider.

Simple Mail Transfer Protocol (SMTP)

This provider allows you to send an email to one or multiple email addresses whenever alerts are generated.

Simple Network Management Protocol (SNMP)

This provider allows you to send an event to your Network Management system whenever alerts are generated.

Access the Choose Provider Type window

  1. Select Tools > Alert Actions and Responses from the SQLDM toolbar menu.
  2. Select the Action Providers tab and click Add.
  3. Click Next on the Welcome to the Alert Communications wizard window.

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