This guide provides detailed operation procedures of Alibaba Cloud DirectMail.
Before you send emails using DirectMail service, you must complete some necessary configurations in the DirectMail console:
- Set up email domains.
Email domains are the “identity” of emails you send. You must set up a domain for your account.
- Set up sender addresses.
Sender addresses are the “From” addresses in emails. You can set an SMTP password for a sender address to enable the SMTP email send feature for the address.
- Create email tags.
Email tags are used to classify email batches.
- Create recipient lists.
Recipient lists are used when you send batch emails using the DirectMail console or the API: BatchSendMail.
- Create email templates.
Email templates are used when you send batch emails using the DirectMail console or the API: BatchSendMail.
- Set up asynchronous notifications.
Asynchronous notifications provide you with the delivery results.
- Enable IP protection.
IP protection can enhance the security when sending emails using SMTP and APIs.
Three methods for sending emails:
- Send batch emails using the console.
- Send triggered emails and batch mails using APIs.
- Send triggered emails and batch mails using SMTP.