AWS Messaging & Targeting Blog

Credentials and SES

Hi SES senders, In this blog post I’ll explain which security credentials you need to use depending on how you connect to SES. By “credentials,” I’m referring to identifiers (username/password, AWS access keys, etc.) that you use when you access SES in some way – through the API, SMTP interface, or AWS Management Console. Credentials […]

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All about SES daily quota

Every SES account has a quota limiting the number of messages that can be sent daily. Here are some of the most common questions we hear about this quota: Why do you have a daily quota? Quite simply, the daily quota is a mechanism to limit the potential damage if an account starts sending spam. […]

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Yahoo changed. Should you?

Change is inevitable – except from a vending machine. Or so says Robert C. Gallagher. I personally strongly agree with him, especially regarding the email industry. Lately we’ve been hearing about changes mailbox providers are making that challenge us to rethink the way we send email. Here is the latest one: Yahoo.com changed their Domain-based […]

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Can I use multiple AWS Accounts with SES?

07/03/17 Update: You can now verify as many as 10,000 identities per AWS account. See this forum announcement for details. Short answer: Yes, but with restrictions. Long answer: SES is generally structured around the idea that each AWS account is independent in its sending and can be treated as a separate entity.  We realize however […]

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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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