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You want to send an email.
Send-MailMessage cmdlet to send an email.
PS > Send-MailMessage -To [email protected] ` -From [email protected] ` -Subject "Hello!" ` -Body "Hello, from another satisfied Cookbook reader!" ` -SmtpServer mail.example.com
Send-MailMessage cmdlet supports everything you would expect an email-centric cmdlet to support: attachments, plain-text messages, HTML messages, priority, receipt requests, and more. The most difficult aspect usually is remembering the correct SMTP server to use.
Send-MailMessage cmdlet helps solve this problem as well. If you don’t specify the
-SmtpServer parameter, it uses the server specified in the
$PSEmailServer variable, if any.
For most of its functionality, the
Send-MailMessage cmdlet leverages the
System.Net.Mail.MailMessage class from the .NET Framework. If you need functionality not exposed by the
Send-MailMessage cmdlet, working with that class directly may be an option.