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I'm testing Microsoft System Center Data Protection Manager 2010, and I don't seem to be able to find something that I think should be there: have it send e-mail notifications for successful backup jobs.

I've configured e-mail notifications, and I've enabled them at all levels (information, warning, critical), yet they are only sent when something goes wrong, like a job failing; nothing is ever sent when a backup job goes right, be it an incremental or a full one.

Maybe I'm missing something obvious... but I searched everywhere, and I couldn't find any setting for configuring this.

Does anyone have any experience with this?

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Sadly, looks like there is no way to achieve this with DPM 2010, other than horrible kludges like using SQL Server triggers combined with SQL Mail (let's not dwell into this, there lies madness).

I hope this gets added in the future... that really is a missing feature in an otherwise very good product.

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