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Administrator Guide (Version 1.0)

Getting Started with Amazon WorkMail

Whether you are a new Amazon WorkMail user or an existing user of Amazon WorkDocs or Amazon WorkSpaces, get started with Amazon WorkMail by completing the following steps.

Note

Complete the Prerequisites before getting started.

Step 1: Sign in to the Amazon WorkMail Console

You must sign in to the Amazon WorkMail console before you can add users and manage accounts and mailboxes.

To sign in to the Amazon WorkMail console

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

  2. If necessary, go to the navigation bar and select the AWS Region that meets your needs. For more information, see Regions and Endpoints in the Amazon Web Services General Reference.

Step 2: Set up Your Amazon WorkMail Site

  1. After you sign in to the Amazon WorkMail console, set up your organization. Choose from the following organization setup options:

  2. After successfully adding your organization, you can add your domain to Amazon WorkMail. For more information, see Adding a Domain.

  3. Create new users or enable your existing directory users for Amazon WorkMail. For more information, see Creating New Users.

  4. (Optional) If you have existing Microsoft Exchange mailboxes, migrate them to Amazon WorkMail. For more information, see Migrating to Amazon WorkMail.

After you've finished setting up your Amazon WorkMail site, you can access Amazon WorkMail using the web application URL.

To locate your Amazon WorkMail web application URL

  1. Open the Amazon WorkMail console at https://console.aws.amazon.com/workmail/.

  2. In the navigation panel, choose Organization settings.

The web application URL is on the General settings tab and looks like this: https://alias.awsapps.com/mail.

Step 3: Set up Amazon WorkMail User Access

Choose from the following options to set up Amazon WorkMail user access.

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