Amazon Simple Email Service
Developer Guide

Managing Amazon SES Configuration Sets

This section contains procedures for creating configuration sets, viewing a list of your existing configuration sets, viewing the details of individual configuration sets, and deleting configuration sets.

Creating a Configuration Set

You can use the Amazon SES console or the CreateConfigurationSet API to create new configuration sets.

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 https://console.aws.amazon.com/ses/.

  2. In the navigation pane, choose Configuration Sets.

  3. Choose Create Configuration Set.

  4. For Configuration set name, type a name for the configuration set.

    Note

    The name can contain up to 64 alphanumeric characters. It can also contain hyphens (-) and underscores (_). Names can't contain spaces, accented characters, or any other special characters.

You can also use the CreateConfigurationSet API to create configuration sets. A common way to call this API is by using the AWS CLI.

To create a configuration set by using the AWS CLI

  • At the command line, type the following command:

    aws ses create-configuration-set --configuration-set Name=ConfigSet

    In the preceding command, replace ConfigSet with the name that you want to give the configuration set.

    Note

    The name can contain up to 64 alphanumeric characters. It can also contain hyphens (-) and underscores (_). Names can't contain spaces, accented characters, or any other special characters.

For more information about using the CreateConfigurationSet API to create configuration sets, see the Amazon Simple Email Service API Reference.

Viewing a List of Your Configuration Sets

You can use the Amazon SES console or you can use the ListConfigurationSets API to view a list of your configuration sets.

To view your configuration sets using the Amazon SES console

  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.

    In the details pane, you will see a list of your configuration sets.

You can also use the ListConfigurationSets API to view a list of configuration sets. A common way to call this API is by using the AWS CLI.

To view a list of configuration sets by using the AWS CLI

  • At the command line, type the following command:

    aws ses list-configuration-sets

For more information about using ListConfigurationSets API to list your configuration sets, see the Amazon Simple Email Service API Reference.

Viewing the Details of a Configuration Set

You can use the Amazon SES console to view the details of a configuration set, or you can use the DescribeConfigurationSet API to describe a configuration set.

Viewing the details of a configuration set using the Amazon SES console

  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 details pane, choose the expand icon next to the configuration set.

    You will see the details of the configuration set.

You can also use the DescribeConfigurationSet API to show more information about a configuration set. A common way to call this API is by using the AWS CLI.

To obtain more information about a configuration set by using the AWS CLI

  • At the command line, type the following command:

    aws ses describe-configuration-set --configuration-set-name ConfigSet

    In the preceding command, replace ConfigSet with the name of the configuration set that you want to learn more about.

For information about how to use the DescribeConfigurationSet API to describe a configuration set, see the Amazon Simple Email Service API Reference.

Deleting a Configuration Set

You can use the Amazon SES console or the DeleteConfigurationSet API to delete a configuration set.

To delete a configuration set using the Amazon SES console

  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 details pane, choose the configuration set.

  4. From the Actions menu, choose Delete, and then confirm that you want to delete the configuration set.

You can also use the DeleteConfigurationSet API to delete configuration sets. A common way to call this API is by using the AWS CLI.

To delete a configuration set by using the AWS CLI

  • At the command line, type the following command:

    aws ses delete-configuration-set --configuration-set ConfigSet

    In the preceding command, replace ConfigSet with the name of the configuration set that you want to delete.

For more information using the DeleteConfigurationSet API to delete a configuration set, see the Amazon Simple Email Service API Reference.