How to send email notifications
This document is current until 1 September 2018
At GDS you should use the following standards for sending email notifications to service users and engineers.
How to send notifications to users
Use GOV.UK Notify when sending notifications to users from a GDS service, for example password resets and confirmation emails.
The Service Manual has further information related to sending emails from your service domain.
How to send notifications to engineers
To reduce inbox noise which can result in emails being ignored or overlooked, you should only use automatic email notifications from systems when the issue can’t be picked up through monitoring or logging. In these situations send email using Amazon Simple Email Service (Amazon SES).