email address in database mail configuration

Nishan Ratna 150 Reputation points

Hi All,

I try to create a database mail profile in the sql server using SSMS.

I am not sure what to write for email address. Should I first create an email address and use that email address here?


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  1. AniyaTang-MSFT 11,261 Reputation points Microsoft Vendor

    Hi @Nishan Ratna

    This email address is the email address that sent the email.

    For more details about configuring Database Mail, you can refer to this link:

    Best regards,


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  1. Olaf Helper 36,091 Reputation points

    I am not sure what to write for email address

    The email address, what else?


    for a step-by-step description.