Step 5: Set up 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 5: Set up a Configuration Set

To set up Amazon SES to publish your email sending events to Amazon Kinesis Data Firehose, you first create a configuration set, and then you add a Kinesis Data Firehose event destination to the configuration set. This section shows how to accomplish those tasks.

If you already have a configuration set, you can add a Kinesis Data Firehose destination to your existing configuration set. In this case, skip to Adding a Kinesis Data Firehose Event Destination.

Creating a Configuration Set

The following procedure shows how to create a configuration set.

To create a configuration set

  1. Sign in to the AWS Management Console and open the Amazon SES console at https://console.aws.amazon.com/ses/.

  2. In the left 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.

Adding a Kinesis Data Firehose Event Destination

The following procedure shows how to add a Kinesis Data Firehose event destination to the configuration set you created.

To add a Kinesis Data Firehose event destination to the configuration set

  1. Choose the configuration set from the configuration set list.

  2. For Add Destination, choose Select a destination type, and then choose Kinesis Data Firehose.

  3. For Name, type a name for the event destination.

  4. Select all Event types.

  5. Select Enabled.

  6. For Stream, choose the delivery stream that you created in Step 4: Create a Kinesis Data Firehose Delivery Stream.

  7. For IAM role, choose Let SES make a new role, and then type a name for the role.

  8. Choose Save.

  9. To exit the Edit Configuration Set page, use the back button of your browser.

Next Step

Step 6: Send Emails