PoshTip #8 – Send emails from the console

PoshTip #8 – Send emails from the console

A useful technique for every sysadmin is to be able to send an email message from PowerShell.

Send-MailMessage

This cmdlet permit to send an email message with a single line of code. Below is an example :

.NET objects : MailMessage and SmtpClient

We will import two .NET objects and fill the properties of the email (From, To, Smtp Server …)

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I work as an IT Production Manager, based in Paris (France) with a primary focus on Microsoft technologies. I have 10 years experience in administering Windows Servers. . I am a Microsoft MVP for Cloud & Datacenter Management. I also received the PowerShell Hero 2016 award by PowerShell.0rg. And finally, I am "MCSE: Cloud Platform and Infrastructure", "MCSA: Windows Servers", "Administering & Deploying SCCM", and CheckPoint CCSA certified.