Sending SMTP e-mails through PowerShell

As an Exchange administrator, will probably need an automated solution for sending e-mails from your PowerShell scripts. Whether it's for sending notifications to users in a specific database or e-mailing the output of your scripts to a reporting mailbox, the transmission of messages like these will prove very useful in performing common day-to-day administrative scripting tasks. In this recipe, we'll take a look at how you can send SMTP e-mail messages from PowerShell to the recipients in your Exchange organization.

How to do it...

PowerShell v2 includes a core cmdlet that can be used to send e-mail messages via SMTP to one or more recipients. Use the following syntax to send an e-mail message:

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