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Send HTML Email and newest file attachment from multiple paths

Posted on 2016-09-16
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i got this script from Microsoft technet..

I need it to email and attach the NEWEST FIle or recent modified file in the folder path...

###############################################################################

###########Define Variables########

$fromaddress = "donotreply@labtest.com"
$toaddress = "Aishwarya.Rawat@labtest.com"
$bccaddress = "Vikas.sukhija@labtest.com"
$CCaddress = "Mahesh.Sharma@labtest.com"
$Subject = "ACtion Required"
$body = get-content .\content.htm
$attachment = "C:\sendemail\test.txt"
$smtpserver = "smtp.labtest.com"

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$message = new-object System.Net.Mail.MailMessage
$message.From = $fromaddress
$message.To.Add($toaddress)
$message.CC.Add($CCaddress)
$message.Bcc.Add($bccaddress)
$message.IsBodyHtml = $True
$message.Subject = $Subject
$attach = new-object Net.Mail.Attachment($attachment)
$message.Attachments.Add($attach)
$message.body = $body
$smtp = new-object Net.Mail.SmtpClient($smtpserver)
$smtp.Send($message)

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by:oBdA
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To get the latest file from a folder into $attachment, you can use this:
$attachment = Get-ChildItem C:\sendemail -Filter *.txt | Sort-Object -Property LastWriteTime -Descending | Select-Object -First 1 -ExpandProperty FullName

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by:eperez0968
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i am getting this error

this is the change i did with you suggestion... attached is the error i get....

###############################################################################

###########Define Variables########

$fromaddress = "donotreply@labtest.com"
$toaddress = "Aishwarya.Rawat@labtest.com"
$bccaddress = "Vikas.sukhija@labtest.com"
$CCaddress = "Mahesh.Sharma@labtest.com"
$Subject = "ACtion Required"
$body = get-content .\content.htm
$attachment = Get-ChildItem E:\Extranet\batchProcess\logs -Filter *.txt | Sort-Object -Property LastWriteTime -Descending | Select-Object -First 1 -ExpandProperty FullName
$smtpserver = "smtp.labtest.com"

####################################

$message = new-object System.Net.Mail.MailMessage
$message.From = $fromaddress
$message.To.Add($toaddress)
$message.CC.Add($CCaddress)
$message.Bcc.Add($bccaddress)
$message.IsBodyHtml = $True
$message.Subject = $Subject
$attach = new-object Net.Mail.Attachment($attachment)
$message.Attachments.Add($attach)
$message.body = $body
$smtp = new-object Net.Mail.SmtpClient($smtpserver)
$smtp.Send($message)

#################################################################################
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by:oBdA
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Any specific reason you're not using Send-MailMessage?
###########Define Variables########

$fromaddress = "donotreply@labtest.com"
$toaddress = "Aishwarya.Rawat@labtest.com"
$bccaddress = "Vikas.sukhija@labtest.com"
$CCaddress = "Mahesh.Sharma@labtest.com"
$Subject = "ACtion Required"
$body = get-content .\content.htm
$attachment = Get-ChildItem C:\sendemail -Filter *.txt | Sort-Object -Property LastWriteTime -Descending | Select-Object -First 1 -ExpandProperty FullName
$smtpserver = "smtp.labtest.com"

Send-MailMessage -From $fromaddress -To $toaddress -Bcc $bccaddress -Cc $CCaddress -Body $body -Attachments $attachment -SmtpServer $smtpserver
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by:eperez0968
ID: 41802319
i tried your new solution and this is what comes up.. attached is the error..

###########Define Variables########

$fromaddress = "TestEmail@dycominc.com"
$toaddress = "Eric.Perez@dycominc.com"
$bccaddress = "Eric.Perez@dycominc.com"
$CCaddress = "Eric.Perez@dycominc.com"
$Subject = "TEST-REPORT"
$body = get-content .\content.htm
$attachment = Get-ChildItem "E:\Extranet\batchProcess\logs" -Filter *.txt | Sort-Object -Property LastWriteTime -Descending | Select-Object -First 1 -ExpandProperty FullName
$smtpserver = "smtp.dynutil.com"

Send-MailMessage -From $fromaddress -To $toaddress -Bcc $bccaddress -Cc $CCaddress -Body $body -Attachments $attachment -SmtpServer $smtpserver
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by:oBdA
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Replace the $body line with this: (that is, add -Raw to the Get-Content arguments.
$body = get-content .\content.htm -Raw

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by:eperez0968
ID: 41804849
ok got everything to work.. just one thing, I cant sent multiple attachment it only sends the second attachment...  here is the code.

###########Define Variables########

$fromaddress = "Server@dycominc.com"
$toaddress = "User@dycominc.com"
#$bccaddress = "example@test.com"
#$CCaddress = "example2@test.com"
$Subject = "Server-Logs"
$body = get-content .\content.htm
$attachment = Get-ChildItem E:\Test\logs -Filter *.html | Sort-Object -Property LastWriteTime -Descending | Select-Object -First 1 -ExpandProperty FullName
$attachment = Get-ChildItem E:\MainLogs -Filter *.html | Sort-Object -Property LastWriteTime -Descending | Select-Object -First 1 -ExpandProperty FullName
$smtpserver = "smtp.Company.com"

####################################

$message = new-object System.Net.Mail.MailMessage
$message.From = $fromaddress
$message.To.Add($toaddress)
#$message.CC.Add($CCaddress)
#$message.Bcc.Add($bccaddress)
$message.IsBodyHtml = $True
$message.Subject = $Subject
$attach = new-object Net.Mail.Attachment($attachment)
$attach = new-object Net.Mail.Attachment($attachment)
$message.Attachments.Add($attach)
$message.body = $body
$smtp = new-object Net.Mail.SmtpClient($smtpserver)
$smtp.Send($message)

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oBdA earned 500 total points
ID: 41805374
You're using the same variable for both results, so the later command overwrites what the earlier did.
You need something like
$LatestTest = Get-ChildItem  E:\Test\logs ...
$LatestMain = Get-ChildItem  E:\MainLogs ...

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and then
$attach = new-object Net.Mail.Attachment($LatestTest)
$message.Attachments.Add($attach)
$attach = new-object Net.Mail.Attachment($LatestMain)
$message.Attachments.Add($attach)

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by:eperez0968
ID: 41805481
Awesome, that did it
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