How to Use & Configure SES( Simple Email Service) in AWS Part 1


Amazon SES (Simple Email Service) is a email service built on Amazon scalable infrastructure. With Amazon SES, you can send and receive email with no required minimum commitments – you pay as you go, and you only pay for what you use.

Step 1. Login to your AWS account.

Step 2. Click on Services option at the top of the page.After that under the Messaging click on SES option.


Step 3. Click on Domain option under the service panel of the page.


Step 4. At the top of the page, there is a big blue button Verify a New Domain.Click on it.


Step 5. Specify your domain name in Domain box & click on Verify This Domain button to start a domain verification process.


Step 6. To complete verification of your domain, you must add the Name and Value to the domain’s DNS settings.

Note: – If you want to automatically route your domain’s incoming mail to Amazon SES, add your MX record to your domain’s DNS settings:

Now click on Use Route 53 button & then click on Create Record Sets button It will create a recordset for your domain on Route 53.

Step 7. Your Domain is created successfully.Now you have to verify the domain & after verification, your domain comes up with the verified state.


Note: You can see the full details of the domain name by clicking on your domain name.

Step 8. Click on Email addresses option under the service panel of the page.


Step 9. Click on Verify a New Email Address button on the top of the page & specify the Email Address in Email Address box which you want to verify.


Now click on Verify This Email Address button.

Step 10. In your email client, open the message from Amazon SES asking you to confirm that you are the owner of this email address.Click on Link Message on your email client, after that status of the email address in the Amazon SES console will change from pending verification to verified.

Note: If you want to see further configuration of SES, click on below Link:

How to Use & Configure SES( Simple Email Service) in AWS Part 2