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Amazon Simple Email Service
Developer Guide (API Version 2010-12-01)

Step 1: Set up a Configuration Set

To set up Amazon SES to publish your email sending events to Amazon CloudWatch, you first create a configuration set, and then you add a CloudWatch event destination to the configuration set. This section shows how to accomplish those tasks.

If you already have a configuration set, you can add a CloudWatch destination to your existing configuration set. In this case, skip to Adding a CloudWatch Event Destination.

Creating a Configuration Set

The following procedure shows how to create a configuration set.

To create a configuration set

  1. Sign in to the AWS Management Console and open the Amazon SES console at https://console.aws.amazon.com/ses/.

  2. In the left navigation pane, choose Configuration Sets.

  3. In the content pane, choose Create Configuration Set.

  4. Type a name for the configuration set, and then choose Create Configuration Set.

  5. Choose Close.

Adding a CloudWatch Event Destination

The following procedure shows how to add a CloudWatch event destination to the configuration set you created.

To add a CloudWatch event destination to a configuration set

  1. Sign in to the AWS Management Console and open the Amazon SES console at https://console.aws.amazon.com/ses/.

  2. In the left navigation pane, choose Configuration Sets.

  3. Choose the configuration set you created in the previous procedure.

  4. For Add Destination, choose Select a destination type, and then choose CloudWatch.

  5. For Name, type a name for the event destination.

  6. For Event types, choose Bounce and Complaint.

  7. Select Enabled.

  8. For Value Source, choose Message Tag.

  9. For Dimension Name, type campaign.

  10. For Default Value, type unknown.

  11. Choose Save.

  12. To exit the Edit Configuration Set page, use the back button of your browser.