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DomainKeys Identified Mail (DKIM) Authorized Third-Party Signatures (RFC6541)

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Publication Date: 2012-Mar-01
Document File: 32 page(s) / 32K

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M. Kucherawy: AUTHOR

Abstract

[DKIM] defines a mechanism for transparent domain-level signing of messages for the purpose of declaring that a particular ADministrative Management Domain (ADMD) takes some responsibility for a message.

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Internet Engineering Task Force (IETF)                      M. Kucherawy Request for Comments: 6541                               Cloudmark, Inc. Category: Experimental                                     February 2012 ISSN: 2070-1721

   DomainKeys Identified Mail (DKIM) Authorized Third-Party Signatures

Abstract

   This experimental specification proposes a modification to DomainKeys    Identified Mail (DKIM) allowing advertisement of third-party    signature authorizations that are to be interpreted as equivalent to    a signature added by the administrative domain of the message's    author.

Status of This Memo

   This document is not an Internet Standards Track specification; it is    published for examination, experimental implementation, and    evaluation.

   This document defines an Experimental Protocol for the Internet    community.  This document is a product of the Internet Engineering    Task Force (IETF).  It represents the consensus of the IETF    community.  It has received public review and has been approved for    publication by the Internet Engineering Steering Group (IESG).  Not    all documents approved by the IESG are a candidate for any level of    Internet Standard; see Section 2 of RFC 5741.

   Information about the current status of this document, any errata,    and how to provide feedback on it may be obtained at    http://www.rfc-editor.org/info/rfc6541.

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Kucherawy                     Experimental                      [Page 1]
 RFC 6541                  DKIM ATPS Experiment             February 2012

 Table of Contents

   1. Introduction ....................................................2

   2. Definitions .....................................................3

      2.1. Key Words ..................................................3

      2.2. Email Architecture Terminology .............................3

   3. Roles and Scope .................................................3

   4. Queries and Replies .............................................4

      4.1. Hash Selection ...