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Oracle e-mail interface for Windows

Oracle Database Tips by Donald Burleson

The following Windows bat file code demonstrates how the Sendmail program is invoked from Windows.  This program accepts the report file name as an argument (for instance a SQL*PLUS spooled file) which it uses in the ?attach parameter of the Sendmail program. The sendmail recipient (TO), sender (FROM), and subject information are set up as variables in the Windows bat file to facilitate the use of the batch program on different servers and in different sites.  In the Windows bat files, the sendmail message text is generated dynamically using echo statements.

Also, see these additional resources for Oracle Windows scripts:

If you want the report file to appear directly within the message text, I could simply eliminate the ?attach parameter and pass the report file to sendmail using the ?messagefile= parameter.  

Sample e-mail script for Oracle Windows

REM +-------------------------------------
REM | Set up client specific variables
REM +-------------------------------------
set BC_DIR=C:\BC
REM +-------------------------------------------------------------
REM | Build message text
REM +-------------------------------------------------------------
echo. > message.txt
echo 'Please see attached dump identified on' >> message.txt
udate >> message.txt
sendmail -messagefile=message.txt -from=%FROM% -subject="%SUBJECT%" -attach=%FILENAME%  %TO%
rm -s message.txt
rm -s %FILENAME%

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