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Vbscript send email via Office 365

Sending automated email via Office 365 account requires the use of SSL or in some instances you need to use SSL and TLS both enabled on the script.

Below is an example that works fine using Vbscript.

This is useful if you need to automate email messages via Task Scheduler or Windows event attached to this script, when the event is triggered the script will execute the VBS file and send the message.

Modify the message subject, body and of course, the email domain name, user and password.

Open notepad copy and paste the code, save as "filename.vbs"

The quotes are important when doing save as via notepad or else the file will be save as .txt.

Enjoy! Cheers!

'=======================
Dim xstrAll(), strMessage,intupper()

Set objFSO = CreateObject("Scripting.FileSystemObject")

'Send the mail
SentMail


Sub SentMail

strMessage =  strMessage & "Your other message..."

strTo= "your.office365@domain_account.com" 
strFrom="your.office365@domain_account.com"

strSubject="Automated Alert Message: Server Notification"

strAccountID="your.office365@domain_account.com"
strPassword="Y-our+Complex.Passweird"

strSMTPServer="smtp.office365.com"
SendMail strTo,strFrom,strSubject,strMessage,strAccountID,strPassword,strSMTPServer


End Sub


Function SendMail( strFrom, strSendTo, strSubject, strMessage , strUser, strPassword, strSMTP )

    Set oEmail = CreateObject("CDO.Message")
    
    'configure message
    With oEmail.Configuration.Fields
          .Item("http://schemas.microsoft.com/cdo/configuration/sendusing") = 2 
          .Item("http://schemas.microsoft.com/cdo/configuration/smtpserver") = strSMTP
          .Item("http://schemas.microsoft.com/cdo/configuration/smtpusessl") = true
 
 '.item("http://schemas.microsoft.com/cdo/configuration/StartTLS") = true  ===>This commented line maybe necessary in some instances together with "smtpusessl"
 
          .Item("http://schemas.microsoft.com/cdo/configuration/smtpserverport") = 25
          .item("http://schemas.microsoft.com/cdo/configuration/smtpauthenticate") = 1 
          .item("http://schemas.microsoft.com/cdo/configuration/sendusername") = strUser
          .item("http://schemas.microsoft.com/cdo/configuration/sendpassword") = strPassword
          
          .Update
    End With
    
    ' build message
    With oEmail
         .From = strFrom
         .To = strSendTo 
         .Subject = strSubject
         .TextBody = strMessage
    End With
    
    ' send message
    On Error Resume Next
    oEmail.Send
    If Err Then
         WScript.Echo "SendMail Failed:" & Err.Description
    End If
        
End Function

'=====================



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