Remote Desktop Mailto for Remote Desktop Services (Terminal Server) is a utility program that can handle mailto command on the server and create a new Microsoft Outlook email on the client machine from a remote session on the Terminal Server. This program can especially create email with file attachment, which was not possible with mailto command in almost other email client programs.

RDMailto version 1.0 can only attach file on the local machine to new email. File must exist on the local machine
RDMailto version 2.5 (not available in free version - email to request a demo version) can transfer file from server to client and attach to new email

- The command line syntax of Remote Desktop Mailto is similar to Mailto protocol command. Under a remote session (RDP), open a DOS command prompt and type:

RDMailto.exe "; is email subject&body=this is email body&attachment=c:\my documents\my doc1.doc;c:\my document\mypdffile.pdf"

mailto:? part is mandatory, either it is empty. Ex:
RDMailto "mailto:?subject=This is the subject"

- Multiple emails must be separated by a semicolon, i.e:
RDMailto.exe "; is the subject"

Cc and Bcc can be used too:
RDMailto.exe " is the subject"

Multiple files attachment must be separated by a semicolon, i.e:
RDMailto.exe " is the subject&attachment=c:\file1.doc;c:\file2.pdf"

Files must exist and be accessible from the client workstation

If drive mapping feature is enable on Terminal Server, the client drive can be used with mapped name like: \\tsclient\c\file1.doc => this will be converted to c:\file1.doc on the client machine when the file is being attached

File name may contain environment variable, but it must be preceded with ^ Escape character.
RDMailto.exe " is the subject&attachment=^%USERPROFILE^%\documents\file1.doc"


New in version 2.5 - April 2016 (email to request a demo version):

If drive mapping is enable, use /T in parameter option to transfer the file from server to local machine:
RDMailto.exe " is the subject&attachment=c:\file1.doc;c:\file2.pdf" /T

These two files c:\file1.doc and c:\file2.pdf will be transferred from server to %TEMP% folder on the local machine then attached to the new email


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