18.2. Creating a Notification Services Application
You can create and configure Notification Services instances and applications by using XML configuration files and SQL Server 2005 Management Studio, or programmatically by using NMO. An application created and configured using XML configuration files can be managed programmatically using NMO. The next section, "Programming Notification Services," discusses programming using NMO.
You need to perform the following tasks to create and configure a Notification Services application using XML configuration files:
For more information about creating and using ICF and ADF files and the schemas for each file type, see Microsoft SQL Server 2005 Books Online.