Handling bounces on Amazon SES

If you send to an email that does not exist, Amazon SES will perform some handling of the bounce before passing the details on to you. When you send email through Amazon SES you may notice that the email arrives with a Return Path that looks something like this: 00000331b8b1d648-b8302192-701f-124d-a1d5-d268912677de-135246@email-bounces.amazonses.com As it happens, the large …

Verifying Senders with Amazon SES

I’ve already written a couple of pieces about Amazon Simple Email Service (SES) on sending Email and sending emails with attachments. Why do you have to verify senders? It is important to note that while in development mode you have to verify all recipients and senders, in production mode you still have to verify the …

Sending more than a basic email with Amazon SES

Previously, I wrote about getting started with Amazon’s Simple Email Service, and I included details of how to send a basic email. The SendEmail method is excellent at sending basic emails with HTML or Text bodies. However, it doesn’t handle attachments. For that, you need to use SendRawEmail. SendRawEmail doesn’t give you much functionality. In …

Getting started with Amazon SES in .NET

Amazon SES (Simple Email Service) is a cloud based email service for sending bulk or transactional emails. It has a web based API and Amazon also provide a .NET wrapper (The AWS SDK for .NET) to access this (and other Amazon services), so you don’t have to work out how to code the connection yourself. …