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Announcing Amazon SES Endpoint in Europe!

by Mahae Koh | on | Permalink | Comments |  Share

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

by Artur Trosin | on | Permalink | Comments |  Share

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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What do you do when an ISP starts recycling email addresses?

by westerma | on | Permalink | Comments |  Share

ISPs are at the heart of the email industry. They manage the inboxes, host the space for email storage, and are ultimately responsible for putting a message in front of the recipient. Especially at major ISPs, there are a tremendous amount of login names (and email addresses) in use. It’s gotten to the point where […]

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How to check your domain verification settings

by Valentin Munteanu | on | in How-To | Permalink | Comments |  Share

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

by Adrian Hamciuc | on | in How-To | Permalink | Comments |  Share

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

by Wendy Giberson | on | Permalink | Comments |  Share

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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Three places where your email could get delayed when sending through SES

by Adrian Hamciuc | on | in How-To | Permalink | Comments |  Share

Email sending is one of those activities you may not pay much attention to when all goes well, but you really notice when it’s not working. In today’s fast moving world, the speed of information transfer is critical, so slow email delivery is a particularly painful problem. In this blog post, we will explore three […]

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DKIM Troubleshooting Series: Deliverability Considerations

by Adrian Hamciuc | on | in How-To | Permalink | Comments |  Share

Hello and welcome to the last entry in the Amazon SES DKIM troubleshooting blog series. So far, we have seen various technical problems that appeared between us and properly signed emails, and we also saw how DKIM helps protect our domain from various impersonators. We will now see whether DKIM can also improve our deliverability […]

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DKIM Troubleshooting Series: Authentication Considerations

by Adrian Hamciuc | on | in How-To | Permalink | Comments |  Share

Hi, and welcome to another entry in the Amazon SES DKIM troubleshooting series. So far we have focused on technical issues, but now it’s time to take a step back and look at the bigger picture. Exactly why did we go to all this trouble in setting up DKIM for our domain? My emails are […]

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DKIM Troubleshooting Series: Why is My Signature Not Validating?

by Adrian Hamciuc | on | in How-To | Permalink | Comments |  Share

Hello and welcome to the fifth entry in the Amazon SES DKIM troubleshooting blog series. We have begun the task of setting up DKIM for a domain and overcome a great variety of DNS issues, to succeed in getting the signature to appear in our emails. This is when the next problem manifests itself: the […]

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