Deploying and Configuring a Notification Services Instance
Deploying and configuring a Notification Services instance involves several steps:
Creating the instance and application databases
Installing the Windows Service, registry keys, and performance counters for the instance
Granting the appropriate access permissions to the databases
Notification Services provides a command-line utility called nscontrol for performing the first two of these steps. The third step can be done using the standard SQL Server tools.
The following sections show how to execute these steps. A key decision in deploying a Notification Services instance is whether or not to use Windows integrated security or SQL Server Authentication. This decision affects ...