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Class SendEmailCommandProtected

Composes an email message and immediately queues it for sending. In order to send email using the SendEmail operation, your message must meet the following requirements:

<p>The message must be sent from a verified email address or domain. If you
attempt to send email using a non-verified address or domain, the operation will
result in an "Email address not verified" error. </p>
<p>If your account is still in the Amazon SES sandbox, you may only send to verified
addresses or domains, or to email addresses associated with the Amazon SES Mailbox
Simulator. For more information, see <a href="https://docs.aws.amazon.com/ses/latest/DeveloperGuide/verify-addresses-and-domains.html">Verifying
Email Addresses and Domains</a> in the <i>Amazon SES Developer
<p>The maximum message size is 10 MB.</p>
<p>The message must include at least one recipient email address. The recipient
address can be a To: address, a CC: address, or a BCC: address. If a recipient
email address is invalid (that is, it is not in the format
<i>UserName@[SubDomain.]Domain.TopLevelDomain</i>), the entire
message will be rejected, even if the message contains other recipients that are
<p>The message may not include more than 50 recipients, across the To:, CC: and
BCC: fields. If you need to send an email message to a larger audience, you can
divide your recipient list into groups of 50 or fewer, and then call the
<code>SendEmail</code> operation several times to send the message to each
<p>For every message that you send, the total number of recipients (including each
recipient in the To:, CC: and BCC: fields) is counted against the maximum number of
emails you can send in a 24-hour period (your <i>sending quota</i>).
For more information about sending quotas in Amazon SES, see <a href="https://docs.aws.amazon.com/ses/latest/DeveloperGuide/manage-sending-limits.html">Managing Your Amazon SES
Sending Limits</a> in the <i>Amazon SES Developer Guide.</i>


Use a bare-bones client and the command you need to make an API call.

import { SESClient, SendEmailCommand } from "@aws-sdk/client-ses"; // ES Modules import
// const { SESClient, SendEmailCommand } = require("@aws-sdk/client-ses"); // CommonJS import
const client = new SESClient(config);
const command = new SendEmailCommand(input);
const response = await client.send(command);







AccountSendingPausedException (client fault)

Indicates that email sending is disabled for your entire Amazon SES account.

You can enable or disable email sending for your Amazon SES account using UpdateAccountSendingEnabled.


ConfigurationSetDoesNotExistException (client fault)

Indicates that the configuration set does not exist.


ConfigurationSetSendingPausedException (client fault)

Indicates that email sending is disabled for the configuration set.

You can enable or disable email sending for a configuration set using UpdateConfigurationSetSendingEnabled.


MailFromDomainNotVerifiedException (client fault)

Indicates that the message could not be sent because Amazon SES could not read the MX record required to use the specified MAIL FROM domain. For information about editing the custom MAIL FROM domain settings for an identity, see the Amazon SES Developer Guide.


MessageRejected (client fault)

Indicates that the action failed, and the message could not be sent. Check the error stack for more information about what caused the error.



// The following example sends a formatted email:
const input = {
"Destination": {
"BccAddresses": [],
"CcAddresses": [
"ToAddresses": [
"Message": {
"Body": {
"Html": {
"Charset": "UTF-8",
"Data": "This message body contains HTML formatting. It can, for example, contain links like this one: <a class=\"ulink\" href=\"http://docs.aws.amazon.com/ses/latest/DeveloperGuide\" target=\"_blank\">Amazon SES Developer Guide</a>."
"Text": {
"Charset": "UTF-8",
"Data": "This is the message body in text format."
"Subject": {
"Charset": "UTF-8",
"Data": "Test email"
"ReplyToAddresses": [],
"ReturnPath": "",
"ReturnPathArn": "",
"Source": "sender@example.com",
"SourceArn": ""
const command = new SendEmailCommand(input);
const response = await client.send(command);
/* response ==
"MessageId": "EXAMPLE78603177f-7a5433e7-8edb-42ae-af10-f0181f34d6ee-000000"
// example id: sendemail-1469049656296




middlewareStack: MiddlewareStack<SendEmailCommandInput, SendEmailCommandOutput>