Sending Mail using Power Shell and a Configured Outlook Exchange Account

I've been looking for a way to send mail through an Exchange account on a normal Windows workstation from the command line, using powershell 2.0

I've found several ways to do it, using a SMTP server, but is there a way to use an existing Outlook Exchange account that is already configured on the workstation?

An example would be great.

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Scott CSenior EngineerCommented:
The Send-MailMessage cmdlet is available since PS 2.0 (some additional capabilities were added to it in PS 3.0).  This works fine for sending messages via SMTP server.  Depending on your Exchange server configuration, you can usually submit messages to it with no problem.

But if you want to actually send the messages with Outlook, you have to access it via COM object.
$o = New-Object -ComObject Outlook.Application
$mail = $o.CreateItem(0)
$mail.subject = "Test subject"
$mail.body = "Here's the body text."

#for multiple email, use semi-colon ; to separate
$mail.To = ""
# appears it's also possible to use the below

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madorianAuthor Commented:
Thank you. This seems to be the answer. I've found some more info thanks to this and I'll try to figure out how it's using a specific profile. I'll get back to you if I'm stuck. Thanks.
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