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  SQL Server Tips by Gama and Naughter

Testing the Code

To test the XP support, a simple SQL Script called “test.sql” is located in the XP_NETSEND directory. We first must register all the XP’s as per normal. This can be achieved using:

EXEC sp_addextendedproc 'XP_NET_SEND', 'XP_NETSEND.dll'
EXEC sp_addextendedproc 'XP_NET_ADDNAME', 'XP_NETSEND.dll'
EXEC sp_addextendedproc 'XP_NET_DELNAME', 'XP_NETSEND.dll'

The rest of this SQL file contains various tests, which send messages and exercise the various XP’s. For example to send a message to “PLUTO” from a user-defined “VENUS” name, we would use the following TSQL:

EXEC master..XP_NET_SEND @To='PLUTO', @Message='Hello there', @From='VENUS'

The above book excerpt is from:

Super SQL Server Systems
Turbocharge Database Performance with C++ External Procedures

ISBN: 0-9761573-2-2
Joseph Gama, P. J. Naughter  


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