How to Send a Two Attachments

This example demonstrates how to send a two attachments. NOTE: You should change the email addresses in the downloadable batch file to your own email address(es) before running a test.
  • Requirements
    • Working knowledge of creating and editing a batch file.

  • Example Download
    A working example can be downloaded, so that you can follow along with the example:
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    The downloadable example is a zip file that contains 3 files:
    • send_email.bat - The batch file that will instruct NetMailBot to send the email message.
    • attach1.txt - A file to attach
    • attach2.txt - A file to attach

    Instructions for Download and Installation

    • Download the example zip file and save it to your hard drive
    • Create a directory on your C drive named "tmp"
    • Unzip all of the files in the example zip file into the newly created directory c:\tmp.

  • Steps
    1. Open Notepad and edit the batch file watch_attachmentdir.bat.

      Some important parameters used in the batch file

      • Change the parameters: -to -from to your own email address.
      • Change the parameter: -server localhost to your own mail server
      • The parameter -attachment "attach1.txt" "attach2.txt" instructs NetMailBot to attach the files "attach1.txt" "attach2.txt".
    2. Execute the batch file by double-clicking it in "My Computer".
    3. Check your email account Inbox for an email containing a single attachment named "attach1.txt"