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Hi ,

I have setup a profile and account for sending mail using DatabaseMail.
I have a SQL job and if the job fails, I receive an Email.

Till this point, everything works fine. This is what the email looks like :
JOB RUN:    'GenerateJVForLabourAndOverheads_R11Testing' was run on 20-12-2012 at 10:10:50
DURATION:   0 hours, 0 minutes, 0 seconds
STATUS:     Failed
MESSAGES:   The job failed.  The Job was invoked by Schedule 58 (Execute SP).  The last step to run was step 1 (Execute SP).

Now what I would like is, if the job fails for any reason, that error message should appear in the email message body.

For example, FK_Constraint erro , Conversion errors or any error that caused my SQL job to fail.

Is this possible?

Any help appreciated,

Thanks,

Lok..
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Updated 19-Dec-12 22:30pm
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1 solution

My sql job had only one step.So I added another step to it and in step 2 of the job, I added the below code

declare @body1 varchar(8000)
select top 1 @body1 = [Message] from msdb.dbo.sysjobhistory A INNER JOIN msdb.dbo.sysjobs B ON B.Job_id = A.Job_id
 where B.Name = <<JobNaMe>> and A.step_id =1 order by instance_id desc
 
 EXECUTE msdb.dbo.sp_send_dbmail @profile_name = <<YourMail profile>>
,@recipients = <<RecipeintEmail>>,@subject =<<Your subject>>,@body = @body1


It works like a magic.
 
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