AWS Messaging & Targeting Blog

Amazon SES Expands to US West!

Amazon Simple Email Service users, we are happy to announce the immediate availability of SES in the US West (Oregon) AWS region. This is the third region that SES is present in after US East (N. Virginia) and recently released EU (Ireland), and we’re excited about the improvement this launch will bring to your email-sending […]

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Announcing Amazon SES Endpoint in Europe!

The Amazon Simple Email Service team is very excited to announce that SES has expanded into the EU (Ireland) AWS Region. SES has always been a global service, but until today, it was hosted only in the US East (N. Virginia) Region. SES’s expansion into Europe represents the first step in a series of planned […]

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New Flexibility with Email Headers and Attachment Types

Amazon SES Senders: we’ve pushed important changes to improve your sending experience, thanks to your valuable feedback. Based on this feedback we know that one constraint that often created friction was the way SES approached validation on email headers and attachment types (file extensions). Why do I describe the SES constraints on email headers and […]

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How to check your domain verification settings

So you performed the domain verification steps listed in the Developer Guide but the domain status in the SES Console still says Pending? To validate that the domain verification steps were executed properly, you have to check that the validation token was published to DNS under the correct record. Let’s say that you’re validating the […]

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Amazon SES IP addresses

One of the questions we get from time to time here at Amazon SES is “What IP address is my email going out through?” In this blog post we will see how to find the outgoing IP addresses that SES is using by querying the Amazon SES SPF records in DNS. What is an outgoing […]

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Amazon SES Console Redesign

AWS has been gradually rolling out an improved user interface for the AWS Management Console of different services, and today is SES’s turn! The goal of the console redesign is to enable you to access the same underlying SES functionality more easily, especially on tablet devices. Whether you access the SES console using a desktop […]

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