Amazon SES - AWS GovCloud (US)

Amazon SES

This service is currently available in AWS GovCloud (US-West) only.

Amazon SES is an email platform that provides an easy, cost-effective way for you to send and receive email using your own email addresses and domains. For example, you can send marketing emails such as special offers, transactional emails such as order confirmations, and other types of correspondence such as newsletters. When you use Amazon SES to receive mail, you can develop software solutions such as email autoresponders, email unsubscribe systems, and applications that generate customer support tickets from incoming emails.

How Amazon SES Differs for AWS GovCloud (US)

  • Amazon SES doesn’t support email receiving in AWS GovCloud (US) Region.

Documentation for Amazon SES

Amazon SES documentation.

ITAR Boundary

AWS GovCloud (US) has an ITAR boundary, which defines where customers are allowed to store ITAR-controlled data for this service in AWS GovCloud (US) Regions. To maintain ITAR compliance, you must place ITAR-controlled data on the applicable part of the ITAR boundary. If you do not have any ITAR-controlled data in AWS GovCloud (US) Regions, this section does not apply to you. The following information identifies the ITAR boundary for this service:

ITAR-Regulated Data Permitted

ITAR-Regulated Data Not Permitted

  • All input text and documents processed by Amazon Simple Email Service can contain ITAR-regulated data.

  • Not Applicable