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Examples of S/MIME Messages (RFC4134)

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Original Publication Date: 2005-Jul-01
Included in the Prior Art Database: 2005-Jul-23

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Internet Society Requests For Comment (RFCs)

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P. Hoffman: AUTHOR [+2]

Abstract

This document gives examples of message bodies formatted using S/MIME. Specifically, it has examples of Cryptographic Message Syntax (CMS) objects and S/MIME messages (including the MIME formatting). It includes examples of many common CMS formats. The purpose of this document is to help increase interoperability for S/MIME and other protocols that rely on CMS.

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Network Working Group                                    P. Hoffman, Ed.
Request for Comments: 4134                      Internet Mail Consortium
Category: Informational                                        July 2005


                      Examples of S/MIME Messages

Status of This Memo

   This memo provides information for the Internet community.  It does
   not specify an Internet standard of any kind.  Distribution of this
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Copyright Notice

   Copyright (C) The Internet Society (2005).

Abstract

   This document gives examples of message bodies formatted using
   S/MIME.  Specifically, it has examples of Cryptographic Message
   Syntax (CMS) objects and S/MIME messages (including the MIME
   formatting).  It includes examples of many common CMS formats.  The
   purpose of this document is to help increase interoperability for
   S/MIME and other protocols that rely on CMS.


Hoffman, Ed.                 Informational                      [Page 1]
RFC 4134              Examples of S/MIME Messages              July 2005


Table of Contents

   1.  Introduction ................................................   3
   2.  Constants Used in the Examples ..............................   3
       2.1.  Content of Documents ..................................   4
       2.2.  Private Keys ..........................................   4
       2.3.  Certificates ..........................................  13
       2.4.  CRLs ..................................................  33
   3.  Trivial Examples ............................................  39
       3.1.  ContentInfo with Data Type, BER .......................  39
       3.2.  ContentInfo with Data Type, DER .......................  39
   4.  Signed-data .................................................  39
       4.1.  Basic Signed Content, DSS .............................  39
       4.2.  Basic Signed Content, RSA .............................  44
       4.3.  Basic Signed Content, Detached Content ................  49
       4.4.  Fancier Signed Content ................................  53
       4.5.  All RSA Signed Message ................................  68
       4.6.  Multiple Signers ......................................  75
       4.7.  Signing Using SKI .....................................  83
       4.8.  S/MIME multipart/signed Message .......................  87
       4.9.  S/MIME application/pkcs7-mime Signed Message ..........  88
       4.10. SignedData with Attributes ............................  89
       4.11. SignedData with Certificates Only ..................... 101
   5.  Enveloped-data ..........