Amazon Simple Email Service
API Reference (API Version 2010-12-01)


Given an identity (an email address or a domain), sets the Amazon Simple Notification Service (Amazon SNS) topic to which Amazon SES will publish bounce, complaint, and/or delivery notifications for emails sent with that identity as the Source.


Unless feedback forwarding is enabled, you must specify Amazon SNS topics for bounce and complaint notifications. For more information, see SetIdentityFeedbackForwardingEnabled.

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

For more information about feedback notification, see the Amazon SES Developer Guide.

Request Parameters

For information about the parameters that are common to all actions, see Common Parameters.


The identity for which the Amazon SNS topic will be set. You can specify an identity by using its name or by using its Amazon Resource Name (ARN). Examples:,, arn:aws:ses:us-east-1:123456789012:identity/

Type: String

Required: Yes


The type of notifications that will be published to the specified Amazon SNS topic.

Type: String

Valid Values: Bounce | Complaint | Delivery

Required: Yes


The Amazon Resource Name (ARN) of the Amazon SNS topic. If the parameter is omitted from the request or a null value is passed, SnsTopic is cleared and publishing is disabled.

Type: String

Required: No


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

See Also

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