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Last Update:

26 Nov 2016

Package Maintainer(s):

Software Author(s):

  • Directory Wizards


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Mailer (Portable)

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1.6 | Updated: 26 Nov 2016



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Software Author(s):

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Deployment Method: Individual Install, Upgrade, & Uninstall

To install Mailer (Portable), run the following command from the command line or from PowerShell:


To upgrade Mailer (Portable), run the following command from the command line or from PowerShell:


To uninstall Mailer (Portable), run the following command from the command line or from PowerShell:


Deployment Method:

📝 NOTE: This applies to both open source and commercial editions of Chocolatey.

1. Enter Your Internal Repository Url

(this should look similar to

2. Setup Your Environment

1. Ensure you are set for organizational deployment

Please see the organizational deployment guide

2. Get the package into your environment

  • Open Source or Commercial:
    • Proxy Repository - Create a proxy nuget repository on Nexus, Artifactory Pro, or a proxy Chocolatey repository on ProGet. Point your upstream to Packages cache on first access automatically. Make sure your choco clients are using your proxy repository as a source and NOT the default community repository. See source command for more information.
    • You can also just download the package and push it to a repository Download

3. Copy Your Script

choco upgrade mailer -y --source="'INTERNAL REPO URL'" [other options]

See options you can pass to upgrade.

See best practices for scripting.

Add this to a PowerShell script or use a Batch script with tools and in places where you are calling directly to Chocolatey. If you are integrating, keep in mind enhanced exit codes.

If you do use a PowerShell script, use the following to ensure bad exit codes are shown as failures:

choco upgrade mailer -y --source="'INTERNAL REPO URL'" 

Write-Verbose "Exit code was $exitCode"
$validExitCodes = @(0, 1605, 1614, 1641, 3010)
if ($validExitCodes -contains $exitCode) {
  Exit 0

Exit $exitCode

- name: Install mailer
    name: mailer
    version: '1.6'
    state: present

See docs at

chocolatey_package 'mailer' do
  action    :install
  source   'INTERNAL REPO URL'
  version  '1.6'

See docs at

cChocoPackageInstaller mailer
    Name     = "mailer"
    Version  = "1.6"
    Source   = "INTERNAL REPO URL"

Requires cChoco DSC Resource. See docs at

package { 'mailer':
  ensure   => '1.6',
  provider => 'chocolatey',
  source   => 'INTERNAL REPO URL',

Requires Puppet Chocolatey Provider module. See docs at

4. If applicable - Chocolatey configuration/installation

See infrastructure management matrix for Chocolatey configuration elements and examples.

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This package was approved by moderator flcdrg on 26 Nov 2016.


FREE Utility to send emails from the command line. This program is a gift to our users. Directory Wizards offers no warranty for this product.

  • No Installation. All contained in one file.
  • MIME detection based on file extension.
  • Multiple recipients (to/cc/bcc).
  • SMTP SSL/TLS support.
  • SMTP Authentication (clear).
  • Environment variable support.


Mailer v1.6 by Directory Wizards Inc. (

This program reads the message body from STDIN.

SMTP Server Options:

  • --host Hostname (Default: localhost)
  • --port TCP Port (Default: 25)
  • --user Login ID.
  • --pass Login Password.

SMTP Message Options:

  • --to SMTP To Field
  • --cc SMTP Cc Field
  • --bcc SMTP Bcc Field
  • --from SMTP From Field (Default: [email protected])
  • --subject SMTP Subject Field
  • --file Attach File
  • --mime Override MIME type of the file

Flags (No parameters)

  • --ssl SMTP SSL (Default Port 465)
  • --tls SMTP StartTLS (Default Port 25)

Debug (No parameters)

  • --mimeinfo Dump known mime types
  • --verbose Enable Verbose SMTP Logging (STDERR)
  • --msgid Return Message ID after sending (STDOUT)

ENV Variables

  • MAILTO If to/cc/bcc is not defined.
  • LOGNAME Used in From user field.


type msg.txt | mailer --to "[email protected]" --subject Update --file plans.pdf

$ErrorActionPreference = 'Stop'
$packageName= 'mailer' 
$toolsDir   = "$(Split-Path -parent $MyInvocation.MyCommand.Definition)"
$url        = ''
$checksum   = '460bf9c185d9bcc94593c479553695d33f1e7e900f01f167e61e65f366727b2f'
$installerPackage = Join-Path $ToolsDir "Mailer.exe"

$packageArgs = @{
  packageName   = $packageName
  fileType      = 'EXE'
  url           = $url
  FileFullPath  = $installerPackage
  checksum      = $checksum
  checksumType  = 'sha256'

Get-ChocolateyWebFile @packageArgs

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In cases where actual malware is found, the packages are subject to removal. Software sometimes has false positives. Moderators do not necessarily validate the safety of the underlying software, only that a package retrieves software from the official distribution point and/or validate embedded software against official distribution point (where distribution rights allow redistribution).

Chocolatey Pro provides runtime protection from possible malware.

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