RFC 2821

Simple Mail Transfer Protocol, April 2001

Canonical URL:
https://www.rfc-editor.org/rfc/rfc2821.txt
File formats:
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Status:
PROPOSED STANDARD
Obsoletes:
RFC 821, RFC 974, RFC 1869
Obsoleted by:
RFC 5321
Updated by:
RFC 5336
Author:
J. Klensin, Ed.
Stream:
IETF
Source:
drums (app)

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DOI:  http://dx.doi.org/10.17487/RFC2821

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Abstract

This document is a self-contained specification of the basic protocol for the Internet electronic mail transport. [STANDARDS-TRACK]


For the definition of Status, see RFC 2026.

For the definition of Stream, see RFC 4844.


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