AWS Messaging & Targeting Blog

Announcing Delivery Notifications!

The Amazon SES team is excited to announce the release of delivery notifications. This feature allows you to receive an SNS notification each time SES successfully delivers one of your emails to a recipient’s mail server. The notifications contain delivery information that provides increased transparency into the status of email sent with SES. What are […]

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Debugging SMTP Conversations Part 2: Capturing a Live Conversation

If your email-sending application has problems communicating with the Amazon SES SMTP interface (or your customers are having problems connecting to your SMTP server that proxies requests to Amazon SES), you’ll first probably check your application logs to see what’s going on. If you’re not able to find a smoking gun in your application logs […]

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Credentials and SES

Update (28 Jan 2019): We removed a reference to converting a set of existing credentials to SMTP credentials. We recommend that you use the procedures for obtaining SMTP credentials by using the Amazon SES console. Hi SES senders, In this blog post I’ll explain which security credentials you need to use depending on how you […]

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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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