Document history - Amazon WorkMail

Document history

The following table describes important changes in each release of the Amazon WorkMail Administrator Guide. For notification about updates to this documentation, you can subscribe to an RSS feed.

Change Description Date

Console changes for creating an organization

The Amazon WorkMail console experience for creating an organization is updated. For more information, see Creating an organization in the Amazon WorkMail Administrator Guide.

October 23, 2020

Exporting mailbox content

Use the StartMailboxExportJob API action to export Amazon WorkMail mailbox content to an Amazon Simple Storage Service (Amazon S3) bucket. For more information, see Exporting mailbox content in the Amazon WorkMail Administrator Guide.

September 22, 2020

Mailbox retention policies

Set mailbox retention policies for your Amazon WorkMail organization that automatically delete email messages after a time period that you choose. For more information, see Setting mailbox retention policies in the Amazon WorkMail Administrator Guide.

May 28, 2020

Synchronous and asynchronous Run Lambda actions

Choose synchronous or asynchronous configurations for Run Lambda actions in Amazon WorkMail email flow rules. For more information, see Configuring AWS Lambda for Amazon WorkMail in the Amazon WorkMail Administrator Guide.

May 11, 2020

Working with access control rules

Access control rules allow Amazon WorkMail administrators to control how their organization's mailboxes are accessed. For more information, see Working with access control rules in the Amazon WorkMail Administrator Guide.

February 12, 2020

Tagging an organization

Tag an Amazon WorkMail organization to differentiate between organizations in the AWS Billing and Cost Management console, or to control access to organization resources. For more information, see Tagging an organization in the Amazon WorkMail Administrator Guide.

January 23, 2020

Enforce DMARC policies on incoming email

For more information, see Enforcing DMARC policies on incoming email in the Amazon WorkMail Administrator Guide.

October 17, 2019

Retrieving message content with Lambda

Use the Amazon WorkMail Message Flow API with AWS Lambda to retrieve message content. For more information, see Retrieving message content with Lambda in the Amazon WorkMail Administrator Guide.

September 12, 2019

Logging Amazon WorkMail email events

Enable email event logging in the Amazon WorkMail console to track email messages for your organization. For more information, see Tracking messages in the Amazon WorkMail Administrator Guide.

May 13, 2019

Route 53 DNS record insertion

When setting up a domain that is managed in a Route 53 public hosted zone, Amazon WorkMail automatically inserts the DNS records for you. For more information, see Adding a domain in the Amazon WorkMail Administrator Guide.

February 13, 2019

Configuring Lambda for inbound email rule actions

Amazon WorkMail supports configuring Lambda functions to use with inbound email flow rules. For more information, see Managing email flows in the Amazon WorkMail Administrator Guide.

January 24, 2019

Configuring Lambda for Amazon WorkMail

Amazon WorkMail supports configuring Lambda functions to use with outbound email flow rules. For more information, see Configuring Lambda for Amazon WorkMail in the Amazon WorkMail Administrator Guide.

November 19, 2018

SMTP routing

Amazon WorkMail supports configuring SMTP gateways to use with outbound email flow rules. For more information, see Configuring SMTP gateways in the Amazon WorkMail Administrator Guide.

November 1, 2018

Debugging tools for custom domains

Amazon WorkMail has added debugging tools for custom domains. For more information, see Adding a domain in the Amazon WorkMail Administrator Guide.

October 15, 2018

Support for Outlook 2019

Amazon WorkMail supports Outlook 2019 for Windows and macOS. For more information, see Amazon WorkMail system requirements in the Amazon WorkMail Administrator Guide.

October 1, 2018

Various updates

Various updates to topic layout and organization.

July 12, 2018

Mailbox permissions

You can use mailbox permissions in Amazon WorkMail to grant users or groups the right to work in other users' mailboxes. For more information, see Working with mailbox permissions in the Amazon WorkMail Administrator Guide.

April 9, 2018

Support for AWS CloudTrail

Amazon WorkMail is integrated with AWS CloudTrail. For more information, see Logging Amazon WorkMail API calls with AWS CloudTrail in the Amazon WorkMail Administrator Guide.

December 12, 2017

Support for email flows

You can set up email flow rules for handling incoming email based on a sender's email address or domain. For more information, see Managing email flows in the Amazon WorkMail Administrator Guide.

July 5, 2017

Updates to Quick Setup

Quick Setup now creates an Amazon WorkMail directory for you. For more information, see Set up Amazon WorkMail with Quick Setup in the Amazon WorkMail Administrator Guide.

May 10, 2017

Support for a wider range of email clients

You can now use Amazon WorkMail with Microsoft Outlook 2016 for Mac and IMAP email clients. For more information, see System requirements for Amazon WorkMail in the Amazon WorkMail Administrator Guide.

January 9, 2017

Support for SMTP journaling

You can set up journaling to record your email communication. For more information, see Using email journaling with Amazon WorkMail in the Amazon WorkMail Administrator Guide.

November 25, 2016

Support for email redirection to external email addresses

You can set up email redirection rules by updating the Amazon SES identity policy for your domain. For more information, see Edit domain identity policies in the Amazon WorkMail Administrator Guide.

October 26, 2016

Support for interoperability

You can enable interoperability between Amazon WorkMail and Microsoft Exchange. For more information, see Interoperability between Amazon WorkMail and Microsoft Exchange in the Amazon WorkMail Administrator Guide.

October 25, 2016

General availability

The general availability release of Amazon WorkMail.

January 4, 2016

Support for reserving resources

Support for reserving resources, such as meeting rooms and equipment. For more information, see Working with resources in the Amazon WorkMail Administrator Guide.

October 19, 2015

Support for the email migration tool

Support for the email migration tool. For more information, see Migrating to Amazon WorkMail in the Amazon WorkMail Administrator Guide.

August 16, 2015

Preview release of Amazon WorkMail

The preview release of Amazon WorkMail.

January 28, 2015