Solved

Automatic Email

Posted on 2013-06-26
2
221 Views
Last Modified: 2013-07-06
We have 2 members of the IT dept on call each week so we are on every 5th week. We have a schedule in excel and normally email the entire site with a email on mondays that says whois on call and their cell numbers.
 
Things change, people swap, vaction, sickness so I would like to automate the email if possible to send every monday morning at 8:00 AM to the whole site which is already a distribution list and inclued who is on call and their resoective cell. Is there a way to do this in sharepoint long term? Is there a way to do this with excel 2010 and outlook short term?

The tech names and home and cell numbers as well as the schedule is already on a shared drive so i would like the email to pull this data out of excel and send somehow. Is this possible?

Using Outlook 2010 and exchange 2007.
0
Comment
Question by:ATL74
[X]
Welcome to Experts Exchange

Add your voice to the tech community where 5M+ people just like you are talking about what matters.

  • Help others & share knowledge
  • Earn cash & points
  • Learn & ask questions
2 Comments
 
LVL 43

Accepted Solution

by:
Amit earned 500 total points
ID: 39278262
In SharePoint, you can create one page, name it On-call Status and update it regularly, update to users to check SharePoint URL for On-call Support status. Rather sending emails, or you and put a  ticker webpart on you sharepoint home page with oncall support details. Download ticker from here:
http://webpartgallery.codeplex.com/
0
 
LVL 76

Expert Comment

by:David Lee
ID: 39279293
Hi, ATL74.

You can do it with a scheduled task and a bit of VBscript.  Of course the computer the scheduled task is on would have to be up and running at 8:00am on Mondays for this to work.
0

Featured Post

Has Powershell sent you back into the Stone Age?

If managing Active Directory using Windows Powershell® is making you feel like you stepped back in time, you are not alone.  For nearly 20 years, AD admins around the world have used one tool for day-to-day AD management: Hyena. Discover why.

Question has a verified solution.

If you are experiencing a similar issue, please ask a related question

Large Outlook files lead to various unwanted errors and corruption issues. Furthermore, large outlook files can also make Outlook take longer to start-up, search, navigate, and shut-down. So, In this article, i will discuss a method to make your Out…
A list of top three free exchange EDB viewers that helps the user to extract a mailbox from an unmounted .edb file and get a clear preview of all emails & other items with just a single click on mailboxes.
To add imagery to an HTML email signature, you have two options available to you. You can either add a logo/image by embedding it directly into the signature or hosting it externally and linking to it. The vast majority of email clients display l…
how to add IIS SMTP to handle application/Scanner relays into office 365.

738 members asked questions and received personalized solutions in the past 7 days.

Join the community of 500,000 technology professionals and ask your questions.

Join & Ask a Question