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Direct Mail:Overview

Last Updated:Oct 09, 2022

This guide provides detailed operation procedures of Alibaba Cloud DirectMail.

Region Explanation

The domain names and sending addresses of three regions cannot communicate with each other. A sending address created in one region can only send letters through Console, API, or SMTP service of the corresponding region.

Sending Preparation

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.

Sending Emails

Three methods for sending emails:

Data and Security