Question

Amazon SES not detecting CNAME

  • Posted on December 16, 2022
  • DNS
  • DartAsked by Dart

I am trying to use Amazon’s SES for my domain.

https://docs.aws.amazon.com/ses/latest/dg/creating-identities.html#verify-domain-procedure

I initially setup an identity to match my dns of mail.cacheblasters.com, and set the CNAME values generated, but the verification was rejected. Should I be taking a different approach for this?


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alexdo
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December 16, 2022

Hello @dart

DNS changes can take up some time in order to fully update, this is due to DNS cache and general propagation time.

You can use our DNS lookup tool and verify that the DNS records are correct

https://www.digitalocean.com/community/tools/dns

Regards