AWS SDK Version 3 for .NET
API Reference

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Sets the specified receipt rule set as the active receipt rule set.

To disable your email-receiving through Amazon SES completely, you can call this API with RuleSetName set to null.

For information about managing receipt rule sets, see the Amazon SES Developer Guide.

You can execute this operation no more than once per second.


For .NET Core, PCL and Unity this operation is only available in asynchronous form. Please refer to SetActiveReceiptRuleSetAsync.

Namespace: Amazon.SimpleEmail
Assembly: AWSSDK.SimpleEmail.dll
Version: 3.x.y.z


public virtual SetActiveReceiptRuleSetResponse SetActiveReceiptRuleSet(
         SetActiveReceiptRuleSetRequest request
Type: Amazon.SimpleEmail.Model.SetActiveReceiptRuleSetRequest

Container for the necessary parameters to execute the SetActiveReceiptRuleSet service method.

Return Value
The response from the SetActiveReceiptRuleSet service method, as returned by SimpleEmailService.


RuleSetDoesNotExistException Indicates that the provided receipt rule set does not exist.


The following example sets the active receipt rule set:


var response = client.SetActiveReceiptRuleSet(new SetActiveReceiptRuleSetRequest 
    RuleSetName = "RuleSetToActivate"


Version Information

.NET Framework:
Supported in: 4.5, 4.0, 3.5

Portable Class Library:
Supported in: Windows Store Apps
Supported in: Windows Phone 8.1
Supported in: Xamarin Android
Supported in: Xamarin iOS (Unified)
Supported in: Xamarin.Forms

Supported Versions: 4.6 and above
Supported Platforms: Android, iOS, Standalone

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