Datadog-AWS SES Integration

Overview

Amazon Simple Email Service (SES) is a cost-effective, outbound-only email-sending service.

Enable this integration to see in Datadog all your SES metrics.

Setup

Installation

If you haven’t already, set up the Amazon Web Services integration first. The only requirement for this integration is the permission ses:get.

Configuration

In the Amazon Web Services integration tile, ensure that SES is checked under metric collection.

Data Collected

Metrics

aws.ses.bounces
(gauge)
The number of bounces (hard bounces only)
shown as response
aws.ses.complaints
(gauge)
The number of complaints
shown as message
aws.ses.delivery
(gauge)
Amazon SES successfully delivered the email to the recipient’s mail server.
shown as response
aws.ses.deliveryattempts
(gauge)
The number of delivery attempts
shown as event
aws.ses.max_24_hour_send
(gauge)
The maximum number of emails that can be sent in a 24-hour period
shown as event
aws.ses.rejects
(gauge)
Rejected send attempts (a rejected email is an email that Amazon SES initially accepted, but later rejected because the email contained a virus. Amazon SES notifies you by email and does not send the message.)
shown as response
aws.ses.send
(gauge)
The email sending API call to Amazon SES was successful and Amazon SES will attempt to deliver the email.
shown as response
aws.ses.sent_last_24_hours
(gauge)
The total number of emails sent in the past 24 hours
shown as event

Each of the metrics retrieved from AWS will be assigned the same tags that appear in the AWS console, including but not limited to host name, security-groups, and more.