PowerShell Script Execution

I have created a script with atert.ps1 extention, Script is to send email atert when server reduntancy is lost. but i am unable to execute the script.

EmailFrom="aacrexch07@domain.com"
EmailTo="username1@domain.com"
RemoteSMTPServer="aacrexch07"
RemoteSMTPPort="25"
RemoteSMTPUser="username2@domain.com"
RemoteSMTPPass="testpassword"
Mailsubject = "Dell Server Alert on AACREXCH07"

Dim AlertConfig(38)
AlertConfig(0)="redunlost|Redundancy lost"


Run in powershell as Dellalert.ps1 testemail

but getting an error  The term 'EmailFrom=aacrexch07@domain.com' is not recognized as the name of a cmd
let, function, script file, or operable program. Check the spelling of the name
, or if a path was included, verify that the path is correct and try again.
At C:\script\DellAlert.ps1:1 char:32
+ EmailFrom="aacrexch07@domain.com" <<<<
    + CategoryInfo          : ObjectNotFound: (EmailFrom=aacrexch07@domain.com:S
   tring) [], CommandNotFoundException
    + FullyQualifiedErrorId : CommandNotFoundException
sumod_jacobSenior IT ManagerAsked:
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wls3Commented:
Your syntax looks like VBScript.  Variables need to be preceded with dollar signs (such as $EmailFrom) and Dim is a convention irrelevant to Powershell as a whole.
the_endjinnCommented:
Hi, this looks very much like a VBscript. I would suggest renaming the file to alert.vbs and then calling it from the command line thus:

cscript.exe alert.vbs

If you are interested in PowerShell then I would suggest you start here: http://technet.microsoft.com/en-us/scriptcenter/dd742419
sumod_jacobSenior IT ManagerAuthor Commented:

I have modified as below, but getting C:\Script\script2.vbs(1, 1) Microsoft VBScript compilation error: Invalid character

$EmailFrom = "aacrexch07@domain.com"
$EmailTo = "username1@domain.com"
$SMTPServer = "aacrexch07.domain.com"
$SMTPPort = "25"
$SMTPUser = "alert@domain.com"
$SMTPPassword = "password"
$MailSubject = "Dell Server Alert on AACREXCH07"

Dim AlertConfig (38)
AlertConfig(0) = "redunlost|Redundancy lost"
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the_endjinnCommented:
Sorry, looks like you have followed both bits of advice. You either need to leave the script without the $ and call from cscript or put the $ in front of the variables and remove the dim then call it a ps1 and run in power shell.

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sumod_jacobSenior IT ManagerAuthor Commented:

Run as cscript script3.vbs testemail (Run Successfully, but not email received)

EmailFrom="aacrexch07@domain.com"
EmailTo="username1@domain.com"
SMTPServer="aacrexch07"
SMTPPort="25"
SMTPUser="alert@domain.com"
SMTPPassword="aacr123"
MailSubject="Dell Server Alert on AACREXCH07"


Dim AlertConfig (38)
AlertConfig(0) = "redunlost|Redundancy lost"





wls3Commented:
I do not see anything actually calling a function (or sub) to send the email.  This link has helped me accomplish this plenty of times:

http://www.paulsadowski.com/wsh/cdo.htm
sumod_jacobSenior IT ManagerAuthor Commented:
This will not help me... appreciate if your could do to write one sample script for me...
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