[June 27, 2014] Update: I’ve made several updates, including multiple recipients and sending attachments.
If you’ve created a PowerShell script that runs as a scheduled task, you may want to have it send you an e-mail with a log file or other notification about what the script did or didn’t do (i.e. error notification). PowerShell version 2 provides the
Send-MailMessage cmdlet to do this, but in some cases the older
System.Net.Mail .NET namespace is a more desirable approach (
System.Net.Mail also works in PowerShell version 1).
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