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SPF and Amazon SES

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Update (3/14/16): To increase your SPF authentication options, Amazon SES now enables you to use your own MAIL FROM domain. For more information, see Authenticating Email with SPF in Amazon SES. One of the most important aspects of email communication today is making sure the right person sent you the right message. There are several […]

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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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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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DKIM Troubleshooting Series: Your DKIM Status is Still Pending

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

In this blog series, we are following the path of an engineer trying to set up DKIM for a domain, and examining various issues that can appear along the way. So far, we have been able to add to our DNS the records that Amazon SES gave us, and we confirmed that they resolve to […]

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DKIM Troubleshooting Series: Your DKIM Status is Pending

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

In the previous blog entry we started the process of setting up DKIM for a domain. We generated the DKIM records and succeeded in adding them to our DNS. We’re all set, right? I have added the records to my DNS but my domain’s DKIM verification status is still Pending After waiting for the 72 […]

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DKIM Troubleshooting Series: Introduction to DKIM and First DNS Hurdles

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

DKIM is an industry standard designed to confirm an association between an email and a domain. Amazon SES supports an easy way to set up DKIM and sign outgoing emails, but sometimes things don’t go exactly as planned. This seven part blog series covers several common problems that you may encounter when you set up […]

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Easy DKIM is here! But why should I care?

by Chris Wheeler | on | Permalink | Comments |  Share

Yes, folks, it’s true! Easy DKIM is live. Amazon Simple Email Service has always supported DKIM signing, but before today, you had to sign the messages yourself. This could be challenging depending on what email sending client you’re using and your ability to customize which headers are included in the signature disposition. You may be […]

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