Sending SMS Through PowerShell with Telstra’s New New API

Introduction

Back in the before time, I wrote a blog post entitled “Sending SMS Through PowerShell with Telstra’s New API”. Using some PowerShell scripts I provided back then, you could have a little play with using Telstra’s SMS gateways to amuse and annoy your pals (and I imagine apply some valid business use cases in there somewhere too). Fast forward to a few weeks ago, and I received an email from somebody who had read that blog post and reached out to me to say “Hey Dan, your scripts don’t work.” – that person is 100% correct, because much like time, API’s do not stand still and given enough change and too few updates, code you were using to send stuff might just break.… [Keep reading] “Sending SMS Through PowerShell with Telstra’s New New API”

Empowering your long running PowerShell Automation Scripts with SMS/Text Notifications

18 months ago I wrote this post that detailed integrating Push Notifications into your scripts. That still works great, but does require that you have the associated Push Bullet application installed in your browser or on your devices. More recently I wrote about using Burnt Toast for Progress Dialogs’ for long running scripts. That too is all great if you are present on the host running those scripts. But what if you want something a little more native and ubiquitous?… [Keep reading] “Empowering your long running PowerShell Automation Scripts with SMS/Text Notifications”