Send Email with attachment using SharePoint PowerShell, SMTP server


Below is a code snippet to send an email with an attachment from the SharePoint server using PowerShell script. The attachment can be referred to any location or generated from the script itself.

The below code can be modified to change SMTP Server, From and To Email address, Subject, Body, Attachment, and other parameters.

Send an email with attachment via PowerShell
# File to be attached in email
$attachment = new-object Net.Mail.Attachment("[FILE PATH]")

# Configure SMTP server
$smtpServer = "[SMTP SERVER]"
$mailMessage = new-object Net.Mail.MailMessage
$smtpObj = new-object Net.Mail.SmtpClient($smtpServer)

# Set email parameters
$mailMessage.From = "[FROM EMAIL ADDRESS]"
$mailMessage.ReplyTo = "[REPLY TO EMAIL ADDRESS]"
$mailMessage.To.Add("[TO EMAIL ADDRESS 1]")
$mailMessage.To.Add("[TO EMAIL ADDRESS 2]")
$mailMessage.subject = "[MAIL SUBJECT]"
$mailMessage.body = "[MAIL BODY]"
$mailMessage.Attachments.Add($attachment)

# Send email
$smtpObj.Send($mailMessage)
$attachment.Dispose()
The attachment can be any kind of file, but take care of few points -

- SMTP Server address is correct

- File path exists

- A firewall is not blocking file type

- Size of file is within allowed limits

If you want to add more recipients, just add another entry for $mailMessage.To.Add("[TO EMAIL ADDRESS]").


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