RFC 7817

Updated Transport Layer Security (TLS) Server Identity Check Procedure for Email-Related Protocols, March 2016

Canonical URL:
https://www.rfc-editor.org/rfc/rfc7817.txt
File formats:
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Status:
PROPOSED STANDARD
Updates:
RFC 2595, RFC 3207, RFC 3501, RFC 5804
Author:
A. Melnikov
Stream:
IETF
Source:
uta (art)

Cite this RFC: TXT  |  XML

DOI:  10.17487/RFC7817

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Abstract

This document describes the Transport Layer Security (TLS) server identity verification procedure for SMTP Submission, IMAP, POP, and ManageSieve clients. It replaces Section 2.4 (Server Identity Check) of RFC 2595 and updates Section 4.1 (Processing After the STARTTLS Command) of RFC 3207, Section 11.1 (STARTTLS Security Considerations) of RFC 3501, and Section 2.2.1 (Server Identity Check) of RFC 5804.


For the definition of Status, see RFC 2026.

For the definition of Stream, see RFC 4844.


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