Send an email through Amazon SES using SMTP - Amazon Simple Email Service

This guide reflects the old console for Amazon SES. For information about the new console for Amazon SES, see the new Amazon Simple Email Service Developer Guide.

Send an email through Amazon SES using SMTP

To send an email using the Amazon SES SMTP interface, you can use an SMTP-enabled programming language, email server, or application. Before you start, review the instructions in Before you begin with Amazon SES. You also need to get the following additional information:

After you get your SMTP credentials, you can connect to the Amazon SES SMTP endpoint and send email. This getting started tutorial shows you how to send email through the Amazon SES SMTP interface by using the following methods:

For more information about the Amazon SES SMTP interface, see Using the Amazon SES SMTP interface to send email.