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PowerShell send csv content via email




A simple PowerShell code snippet to send contents of a csv file to an email.

It can be used to send a reminder with the contents type on the csv file. 

The code below can also be used to send reminders to customer or promotion emails which only need text files.

Or got logs on a server or applications, but the code below will need to be modified to follow the format of the logs.

The code below requires PS 5.0.

Tweak the code to suit CSV format; format used below is for demo purposes.

From what I observed PowerShell reads the code from the last column with contents to the first column of the excel sheet.

The code below uses this CSV format.

Highlighted text below is column headers in the CSV file, which is defined as an array on PowerShell script.

Tox Subjectx Bodyx
user1_tech@myemail.com PC Reminder Turn off PC @ 5PM
user2_tech@myemail.com Server Reminder Reboot Server @ 12:30am

From above contents of CSV, PowerShell is able to send out multiple emails and contents base on the data on the CSV.

If  the CSV on multiple rows contains different email addresses and contents, PowerShell will loop thru all the rows and send the email one by one.

Quite useful if need to send different notifications to multiple email accounts.

Here’s the PowerShell code to send email:

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 $Tox = @()
$Subjectx = @()
$Bodyx = @()

Import-Csv d:\csv_file\csv_email_reminder.csv |`
    ForEach-Object {
        $Tox += $_.Tox
        $Subjectx += $_."Subjectx"
        $Bodyx += $_."Bodyx"
    }

    #Adjust the loop to the number of rows in CSV file
    for($i=0
     $i -le 1
     $i++){
     
 
   #Display the email being sent
    Write-Host "Customer Tox: " $Tox[$i]
    Write-Host "Subjectx: " $Subjectx[$i]
    Write-Host "Bodyx: " $Bodyx[$i]

send-mailmessage -to  $Tox[$i]  -from  $Tox[$i] -subject  $Subjectx[$i] -body  $Bodyx[$i] -smtpServer the_email_server.com
  }

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