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Developer Guide (API Version 2010-12-01)

Amazon SES Developer Guide Document History

The following table describes the major changes to the documentation to the Amazon Simple Email Service (Amazon SES) Developer Guide.

  • API version: 2010-12-01

  • Latest documentation update: January 20, 2017

Change Description Date Changed

New feature

Updated for dedicated IPs.

November 21, 2016

New feature

Updated for email sending event publishing.

November 2, 2016

Service update

Updated to reflect that users no longer need to explicitly enable Easy DKIM signing after generating their DKIM records.

September 15, 2016

Documentation update

Added a getting started tutorial for receiving email.

July 12, 2016

New feature

Updated for enhanced notifications.

June 14, 2016

New feature

Updated for custom MAIL FROM domains.

March 14, 2016

New feature

Updated for inbound email.

September 28, 2015

New feature

Updated for sending authorization.

July 8, 2015

New feature

Updated for AWS CloudTrail logging.

May 7, 2015

Service update

Updated to reflect the consolidation of the Amazon SES limit increase forms and removed "production access" terminology.

April 8, 2015

Service update

Updated with new requirements for domain verification TXT records.

February 25, 2015

Documentation update

Added Enforcement FAQ.

December 15, 2014

New feature

Updated for delivery notifications.

June 23, 2014

New feature

Updated for subdomain support.

March 19, 2014

New feature

Updated for Amazon SES expansion to the US West (Oregon) region.

January 29, 2014

New feature

Updated for Amazon SES expansion to the EU (Ireland) region.

January 15, 2014

New feature

Updated to reflect the changes in validation of Header Fields and MIME Types.

November 6, 2013

Documentation update

Removed content on Sender ID.

August 22, 2013

New feature

Updated to reflect the Amazon SES console redesign.

June 19, 2013

New feature

Replaced the blacklist with the suppression list.

May 8, 2013

New feature

Updated for the blacklist removal feature.

March 4, 2013

Documentation update

Added MIME types.

February 4, 2013

Documentation update

Included a Getting Started section to replace the stand-alone Getting Started guide, restructured the Table of Contents, and updated the Sendmail integration instructions.

January 21, 2013

Documentation update

Added troubleshooting sections on increasing throughput and SMTP issues.

December 12, 2012

Documentation update

Restructured the information on sending limits.

November 9, 2012

New feature

Updated for the Amazon SES mailbox simulator.

October 3, 2012

New feature

Updated for using a DKIM signature to sign email from a verified identity.

July 17, 2012

New feature

Updated for receiving bounce and complaint feedback notifications through Amazon Simple Notification Service (Amazon SNS).

June 26, 2012

New feature

Updated for domain verification.

May 15, 2012

New feature

Updated to reflect additional header and attachment types.

April 25, 2012

New feature

Updated for the STARTTLS extension to SMTP.

March 7, 2012

New feature

Updated for Variable Envelope Return Path (VERP).

February 22, 2012

New feature

Updated for SMTP support.

December 13, 2011

New feature

Updated for AWS Management Console support.

November 17, 2011

New feature

Updated for attachment support.

July 18, 2011

Initial release

This is the first release of the Amazon Simple Email Service Developer Guide.

January 25, 2011

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