RFC 4143

Facsimile Using Internet Mail (IFAX) Service of ENUM, November 2005

Canonical URL:
https://www.rfc-editor.org/rfc/rfc4143.txt
File formats:
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Status:
PROPOSED STANDARD
Updated by:
RFC 6118
Authors:
K. Toyoda
D. Crocker
Stream:
IETF
Source:
fax (app)

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DOI:  10.17487/RFC4143

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Abstract

This document describes the functional specification and definition of the ENUM Naming Authority Pointer (NAPTR) record for IFax service. IFax is "facsimile using Internet mail". For this use, the Domain Name System (DNS) returns the email address of the referenced IFax system. This mechanism allows email-based fax communication to use telephone numbers instead of requiring the sender to already know the recipient email address. [STANDARDS-TRACK]


For the definition of Status, see RFC 2026.

For the definition of Stream, see RFC 4844.


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