Setting up email forwarding with Amazon Route53

1. Configure MX records

  • In your AWS management console, select Route53 in "Services" and navigate to the zone for your domain under "Hosted zones".
  • Click "Create Record Set"
  • In the create record set form, leave the "Name" field empty, choose MX as the Type, set TTL to 3600, and put the following into the value field:
    10 mx1.improvmx.com.
    20 mx2.improvmx.com.
  • Click "Add Record"

2. Enable forwarding

All messages sent to *@yourdomain.com will be forwarded to this address.