Secure/Multipurpose Internet Mail Extensions (S/MIME) Version 3.1 Message Specification, July 2004
- Canonical URL:
- File formats:
- PROPOSED STANDARD
- RFC 2633
- Obsoleted by:
- RFC 5751
- B. Ramsdell, Ed.
- smime (sec)
This document defines Secure/Multipurpose Internet Mail Extensions (S/MIME) version 3.1. S/MIME provides a consistent way to send and receive secure MIME data. Digital signatures provide authentication, message integrity, and non-repudiation with proof of origin. Encryption provides data confidentiality. Compression can be used to reduce data size. This document obsoletes RFC 2633. [STANDARDS-TRACK]
For the definition of Status, see RFC 2026.
For the definition of Stream, see RFC 4844.