Send E-mail from IIS or windows server from remote VBscript ??
Posted on 2013-06-30
I have a VBscript script that generates an HTML e-mail that I send out to our mangers about service levels. This vbscript runs on a local windows 7 workstation and e-mail the manager 3 times a day with when I’m logged into it.
What I want to do:
I want to have the VBScript send the e-mail from our team IIS server from a remote workstation. The VBScript still has to run on a local windows 7 box, but I wanted to somehow send the final HTML e-mail to the IIS server for it to be sent. . However, our team server (windows 2008RC2) is whitelisted somehow so that I can send e-mails without them showing as me. (AKA From field is something like KPI-StatsTeam, instead of my E-mail address)
I’ve been looking into the SMTP Mail by the Pickup Directory on IIS, but everything I’m seeing is how to do it from ASP, not a VBscript. What I’m hoping to do in the end is using this function in more VBScripts I have to send out e-mail or alerts from our team server instead of my local pc.
Any idea about the best way to do this or site with examples i can look at.