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Customer Invalid Emails

Manage your customers' invalid emails.

Retrieve Invalid Emails

URI Parameter Required Requirements Description
user Yes Customer must be registered under your account The customer we are retrieving invalid emails from
task Yes Must be set to get This will allow you to retrieve the invalid emails for the specified customer
date No Must be set to 1 Retrieves the timestamps. It will return a date in a MySQL timestamp format - YYYY-MM-DD HH:MM:SS
method Yes Must be set to invalidemails Allows you to access invalid email functionality

These are Reseller only APIs. For more information, see the Reseller Overview.

Call

POST https://api.sendgrid.com/apiv2/reseller.manage.json
POST Data api_user=your_sendgrid_username&api_key=your_sendgrid_password&method=invalidemails&user=eexampexample@example.com&task=get&date=1

Response

[
  {
    "email": "example@example.com",
    "reason": "Mail domain mentioned in email address is unknown",
    "created": "2009-06-01 19:41:39"
  },
  {
    "email": "isaac@hotmail",
    "reason": "Bad Syntax",
    "created": "2009-06-01 19:41:39"
  },
  {
    "email": "example@example.com",
    "reason": "Known bad domain",
    "created": "2009-06-01 19:41:39"
  }
]

Call

POST https://api.sendgrid.com/apiv2/reseller.manage.xml
POST Data api_user=your_sendgrid_username&api_key=your_sendgrid_password&method=invalidemails&user=eexampexample@example.com&task=get&date=1

Response

<invalidemails>
   <invalidemail>
      <email>example@example.com</email>
      <reason>Mail domain mentioned in email address is unknown</reason>
      <created>2009-06-10 12:40:30</created>
   </invalidemail>
   <invalidemail>
      <email>isaac@hotmail</email>
      <reason>Bad Syntax</reason>
      <created>2009-06-10 12:40:30</created>
   </invalidemail>
   <invalidemail>
      <email>example@example.com</email>
      <reason>Known bad domain</reason>
      <created>2009-06-10 12:40:30</created>
   </invalidemail>
</invalidemails>

Delete Invalid Emails

Since SendGrid does not deliver to invalid emails, users can remove invalid emails from their list at any time if re-delivery to a spam reported address is desired.

URI Parameter Required Requirements Description
user Yes Customer must be registered under your account The customer we are retrieving invalid emails from
task Yes Must be set to delete This will allow you to delete an invalid email for the specified customer
email Yes Must be an invalid email You must specify the invalid emails to remove
method Yes Must be set to invalidemails Allows you to access invalid emails functionality

Call

POST https://api.sendgrid.com/apiv2/reseller.manage.json
POST Data api_user=your_sendgrid_username&api_key=your_sendgrid_password&method=invalidemails&user=eexampexample@example.com&task=delete&email=invalidemail@example.com

Response

{
  "message": "success"
}

Call

POST https://api.sendgrid.com/apiv2/reseller.manage.xml
POST Data api_user=your_sendgrid_username&api_key=your_sendgrid_password&method=invalidemails&user=eexampexample@example.com&task=delete&email=invalidemail@example.com

Response

<result>
   <message>success</message>
</result>
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