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RFC 1891

"SMTP Service Extension for Delivery Status Notifications", January 1996

Canonical URL:
http://www.rfc-editor.org/rfc/rfc1891.txt
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Status:
PROPOSED STANDARD
Obsoleted by:
RFC 3461
Author:
K. Moore
Stream:
IETF
Source:
notary (app)

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Abstract

This memo defines an extension to the SMTP service, which allows an SMTP client to specify (a) that delivery status notifications (DSNs) should be generated under certain conditions, (b) whether such notifications should return the contents of the message, and (c) additional information, to be returned with a DSN, that allows the sender to identify both the recipient(s) for which the DSN was issued, and the transaction in which the original message was sent. [STANDARDS-TRACK]


For the definition of Status, see RFC 2026.

For the definition of Stream, see RFC 4844.


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