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Amazon EC2 Cookbook by Aurobindo Sarkar, Sekhar Reddy

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Accessing AWS SES from applications

Sending e-mails to users from your applications is a very common requirement. Provisioning hardware and installing the mail server software in your own data center adds to the upfront costs, aside from the security and high-availability concerns. AWS Simple Email Service (SES) is an e-mail platform from AWS. For example, when you want to send e-mail messages, Amazon SES is your outbound e-mail server. Alternatively, you can configure your existing e-mail server to send the e-mails via Amazon SES.

You can track deliveries, bounced messages, complaints, and rejects from the AWS console, or access the same via the SES API. You can view the e-mail volume limits for your account. You can request an increase in your ...

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