PutEmailIdentityMailFromAttributes - Amazon Simple Email Service


Used to enable or disable the custom Mail-From domain configuration for an email identity.

Request Syntax

PUT /v2/email/identities/EmailIdentity/mail-from HTTP/1.1 Content-type: application/json { "BehaviorOnMxFailure": "string", "MailFromDomain": "string" }

URI Request Parameters

The request uses the following URI parameters.


The verified email identity.

Length Constraints: Minimum length of 1.

Required: Yes

Request Body

The request accepts the following data in JSON format.


The action to take if the required MX record isn't found when you send an email. When you set this value to UseDefaultValue, the mail is sent using amazonses.com as the MAIL FROM domain. When you set this value to RejectMessage, the Amazon SES API v2 returns a MailFromDomainNotVerified error, and doesn't attempt to deliver the email.

These behaviors are taken when the custom MAIL FROM domain configuration is in the Pending, Failed, and TemporaryFailure states.

Type: String


Required: No


The custom MAIL FROM domain that you want the verified identity to use. The MAIL FROM domain must meet the following criteria:

  • It has to be a subdomain of the verified identity.

  • It can't be used to receive email.

  • It can't be used in a "From" address if the MAIL FROM domain is a destination for feedback forwarding emails.

Type: String

Required: No

Response Syntax

HTTP/1.1 200

Response Elements

If the action is successful, the service sends back an HTTP 200 response with an empty HTTP body.


For information about the errors that are common to all actions, see Common Errors.


The input you provided is invalid.

HTTP Status Code: 400


The resource you attempted to access doesn't exist.

HTTP Status Code: 404


Too many requests have been made to the operation.

HTTP Status Code: 429

See Also

For more information about using this API in one of the language-specific AWS SDKs, see the following: