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BAT file needed to send e-mail

by larryaaron / November 20, 2006 6:25 AM PST

BAT file needed to send one of two e-mails to ADMIN depending on whether program in prior line processes with or without an error. We are running 2003Server.

One of our backup programs has built-in capabiltiy to sned e-mail to administrator when back-up processed properly, but this is not part of iomega's routine. Please help.

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No bat, but the file you need.
by R. Proffitt Forum moderator / November 20, 2006 6:32 AM PST
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The SendEmail Bob pointed out...
by Edward ODaniel / November 20, 2006 8:30 AM PST

requires you to have Perl installed.

If you don't have it or aren't familiar with perl you might try: (inexpensive)


FREE - make use of Telnet

telnet localhost 25
subject: batch successfully completed)

or (free)

or how about vbscript?

or the perennial favorite POSTIE by Infradig Systems (current version is $15 for personal use and $50 commercial per machine and up depending on what all you want. You can also sometimes locate Version 2 on the web from before A.G. Davison sold it to Infradig with its freeware license

Alternatively you could use the MAPISEND.EXE utility that is supplied with the Exchange Resource kit.

Even have a sample batch file here:

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