SSMS does not change Agent Operator name
SSMS (v17.1) does not change the name of a SQL Agent operator through the GUI when requested. It similarly does not script out a requested change, although there is a @new_name parameter on msdb.dbo.sp_update_operator which functions as expected.
Windows Server 2012 R2 build: 6.3.9600
SQL Server 2014 build: 12.0.5546.0 x64
Server is a VM instance running under VMWare
Windows 10 build: 10.0.15063 x64
SSMS build: 14.0.17119.0
This is being looked at right now.
Andrzej Czorny commented
The issue is still present in SSMS 18.1