Step 1: Create a configuration set - Amazon Simple Email Service Classic

This is the user guide for Amazon SES Classic. Updates and new features are only being documented in the new Amazon SES Developer Guide which we recommend to use.

Step 1: Create a configuration set

You can use configuration sets to publish email sending events (bounces, complaints, deliveries, sent emails, rejected emails, rendering failures, and delivery delays) to Amazon CloudWatch or Amazon Kinesis Data Firehose.

You can also create configuration sets using the Amazon SES console or the CreateConfigurationSet operation in the Amazon SES API V2.

To create a configuration set by using the Amazon SES console

  1. Sign in to the AWS Management Console and open the Amazon SES console at

  2. In the navigation pane, choose Configuration Sets.

  3. In the content pane, choose Create Configuration Set.

  4. Type a name for the configuration set, and then choose Create Configuration Set.

  5. Choose Close.