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IMAP4 Access Control List (ACL) Extension (RFC4314)

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Original Publication Date: 2005-Dec-01
Included in the Prior Art Database: 2005-Dec-09
Document File: 28 page(s) / 57K

Publishing Venue

Internet Society Requests For Comment (RFCs)

Related People

A. Melnikov: AUTHOR

Abstract

The Access Control List (ACL) extension (RFC 2086) of the Internet Message Access Protocol (IMAP) permits mailbox access control lists to be retrieved and manipulated through the IMAP protocol.

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Network Working Group                                        A. Melnikov
Request for Comments: 4314                                    Isode Ltd.
Obsoletes: 2086                                            December 2005
Category: Standards Track


               IMAP4 Access Control List (ACL) Extension

Status of this Memo

   This document specifies an Internet standards track protocol for the
   Internet community, and requests discussion and suggestions for
   improvements.  Please refer to the current edition of the "Internet
   Official Protocol Standards" (STD 1) for the standardization state
   and status of this protocol.  Distribution of this memo is unlimited.

Copyright Notice

   Copyright (C) The Internet Society (2005).

Abstract

   The Access Control List (ACL) extension (RFC 2086) of the Internet
   Message Access Protocol (IMAP) permits mailbox access control lists
   to be retrieved and manipulated through the IMAP protocol.

   This document is a revision of RFC 2086.  It defines several new
   access control rights and clarifies which rights are required for
   different IMAP commands.


Melnikov                    Standards Track                     [Page 1]
RFC 4314                        IMAP ACL                   December 2005


Table of Contents

   1. Introduction and Overview .......................................3
      1.1. Conventions Used in This Document ..........................3
   2. Access Control ..................................................3
      2.1. Standard Rights ............................................5
           2.1.1. Obsolete Rights .....................................5
      2.2. Rights Defined in RFC 2086 .................................8
   3. Access control management commands and responses ................8
      3.1. SETACL Command .............................................8
      3.2. DELETEACL Command ..........................................9
      3.3. GETACL Command ............................................10
      3.4. LISTRIGHTS Command ........................................10
      3.5. MYRIGHTS Command ..........................................11
      3.6. ACL Response ..............................................11
      3.7. LISTRIGHTS Response .......................................12
      3.8. MYRIGHTS Response .........................................12
   4. Rights Required to Perform Different IMAP4rev1 Commands ........12
   5. Other Considerations ...........................................17
      5.1. Additional Requirements and Implementation Notes ..........17
           5.1.1. Servers ............................................17
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