schedule task to send email

Hello, I need help.
can someone tell me to either use a free third party program or how to create a batch file that will schedule a task to send out an email everyday at 4am using my exchange server.
Not sure how to do it. I found this program called SendEmail  ( but it requires me to enter my username and password to authenticate in the arguments option.  I don't want to do that since this schedule task will run from a public computer.
Any suggestions?
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Brian BEE Topic Advisor, Independant Technology ProfessionalCommented:
I have used blurt in the past. Just set up a batch file to send your message and create a scheduled task to run it. As long as your Exchange server doesn't require authentication internally, it should work.

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MrMayAuthor Commented:
Brian B... can u please provide a link to this or instructions on usage
Will SzymkowskiSenior Solution ArchitectCommented:
The easiest approch for this is what you have illustrated in the link in your question. Why not just store the batch file with the password within a hidden share that no one has access to except for the administrator of the machine?

This way no one will know about that password and will not be able to open it. You can also use Local Or Group policy to lock this machine down as well if necessary.

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NVITEnd-user supportCommented:
> the batch file with the password within a hidden share that no one has access to

I assume Exchange is running on your domain so the user account running the task must be a domain user, not the local System account.
Will SzymkowskiSenior Solution ArchitectCommented:
Exchange has to run in an AD domian environment. If the user was going to use the local system account then they need to make sure that they have a receive connector that is using Anonymous Permission Groups specifiying the IP of the machine that is allowed to send emails without Authentication.

However, this is a Public Machine so i do not recommend doing this because anyone on this machine will be able to relay mail. Not a good security practice.

MrMayAuthor Commented:
there is no Batch file.  Its an argurment settings for the sendemail.exe
NVITEnd-user supportCommented:
> there is no Batch file.
You should make one. That way you hide the name and password per Will's post
Brian BEE Topic Advisor, Independant Technology ProfessionalCommented:
It's true I should have mentioned that sendemail would work just as well. Anyway, I did suggest using a batch file and that seems to be the solution that fit.
Brian BEE Topic Advisor, Independant Technology ProfessionalCommented:
I would suggest that http:#a40881376 was the answer, but since the asker requested more information and Will responded before I could, I would suggest an assist to http:#a40881400
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