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Verifying an Email Address in Amazon SES

The following example demonstrates how to use the AWS SDK for Go to verify an Amazon SES email address.

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package main import ( "fmt" //go get -u github.com/aws/aws-sdk-go "github.com/aws/aws-sdk-go/aws" "github.com/aws/aws-sdk-go/aws/session" "github.com/aws/aws-sdk-go/service/ses" "github.com/aws/aws-sdk-go/aws/awserr" ) const ( // Replace sender@example.com with your "From" address. // This address must be verified with Amazon SES. Sender = "sender@example.com" // Replace recipient@example.com with a "To" address. If your account // is still in the sandbox, this address must be verified. Recipient = "recipient@example.com" ) func main() { // Create a new session in the us-west-2 region. // Replace us-west-2 with the AWS Region you're using for Amazon SES. sess, err := session.NewSession(&aws.Config{ Region:aws.String("us-west-2")}, ) // Create an SES session. svc := ses.New(sess) // Attempt to send the email. _, err = svc.VerifyEmailAddress(&ses.VerifyEmailAddressInput{EmailAddress: aws.String(Recipient)}) // Display error messages if they occur. if err != nil { if aerr, ok := err.(awserr.Error); ok { switch aerr.Code() { case ses.ErrCodeMessageRejected: fmt.Println(ses.ErrCodeMessageRejected, aerr.Error()) case ses.ErrCodeMailFromDomainNotVerifiedException: fmt.Println(ses.ErrCodeMailFromDomainNotVerifiedException, aerr.Error()) case ses.ErrCodeConfigurationSetDoesNotExistException: fmt.Println(ses.ErrCodeConfigurationSetDoesNotExistException, aerr.Error()) default: fmt.Println(aerr.Error()) } } else { // Print the error, cast err to awserr.Error to get the Code and // Message from an error. fmt.Println(err.Error()) } return } fmt.Println("Verification sent to address: " + Recipient) }

See the complete example on GitHub.