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IP Pools

IP pools allow you to group your dedicated SendGrid IP addresses. For example, you could create separate one pool for your transactional email and another for your marketing email. When sending marketing emails, specify that you want to use the marketing IP pool. This allows you to maintain separate reputations for your different email traffic.

A single IP address or a range of IP addresses may be dedicated to an account in order to send email for multiple domains. The reputation of this IP is based on the aggregate performance of all the senders who use it.

IP pools can only be used with IP addresses for which you’ve set up a reverse DNS record.

If an IP pool is not specified for an email, it will use any IP available, including pooled addresses.

Each user can create up to 100 different IP pools.

Create an IP pool

POST /v3/ips/pools

Base url:

This endpoint allows you to create an IP pool.

Before you can create an IP pool, you need to activate the IP in your SendGrid account:

  1. Log into your SendGrid account.
  2. Navigate to Settings and then select IP Addresses.
  3. Find the IP address you want to activate and then click Edit.
  4. Check Allow my account to send mail using this IP address.
  5. Click Save.


  • API Key


default: Bearer <<YOUR_API_KEY_HERE>>

Request Body


The name of your new IP pool.

maxLength: 64
  "name": "marketing"



The name of the IP pool.

  "name": "sunt sint enim"
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