Software Development

Send test emails with Amazon Simple Notification Service

This post shows how to configure a Topic and manually send test emails using Amazon Simple Notification Service from the AWS Console.

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Requirements

  • AWS Account
  • Email address

Create and configure a Topic

First, we need to create a topic.

Next, provide a name and description.

Then, click “Create topic”. A new topic is created.

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Then, click “Create subscription” using Email “protocol”.

Now, a subscription has been created successfully.

At this point, we need to check our inbox to confirm the subscription.

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Open the email and click the confirmation link.

Then, we subscription confirmed.

 

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Then, we check our topic subscriptions.

Send Test Email

Click “Publish to topic”.

Type in email subject and body. Click “Publish Message”.

Email sent!

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