I am building an application that uses AWS for hosting. Additionally I use SES (Simple Email Service) to send emails. So far everything works fine.

However the structure of my application requires me to generate emails (someuser@mydomain.com) and send messages from these addresses.

AWS requires me to verify sender-email addresses, and even if I could do that programmatically, AWS still states that there can be at most 10.000 verified email addresses per AWS region - which is not going to suffice.

I am looking for a way to get my application working. Does anyone know if I can increase that limit? Or do you have any other suggestions, how I could implement this?

Clarification: Every user gets an address at my domain (user1234@mydomain.com) There is no problem verifying the domain

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AWS requires me to verify sender-email addresses

No, it doesn't.

Amazon SES requires that you verify your email address or domain, to confirm that you own it and to prevent others from using it. When you verify an entire domain, you are verifying all email addresses from that domain, so you don't need to verify email addresses from that domain individually. (emphasis added)


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