RFC 8314

Cleartext Considered Obsolete: Use of Transport Layer Security (TLS) for Email Submission and Access, January 2018

Canonical URL:
https://www.rfc-editor.org/rfc/rfc8314.txt
File formats:
Plain TextPDF
Status:
PROPOSED STANDARD
Updates:
RFC 1939, RFC 2595, RFC 3501, RFC 5068, RFC 6186, RFC 6409
Authors:
K. Moore
C. Newman
Stream:
IETF
Source:
uta (art)

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DOI:  10.17487/RFC8314

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Abstract

This specification outlines current recommendations for the use of Transport Layer Security (TLS) to provide confidentiality of email traffic between a Mail User Agent (MUA) and a Mail Submission Server or Mail Access Server. This document updates RFCs 1939, 2595, 3501, 5068, 6186, and 6409.


For the definition of Status, see RFC 2026.

For the definition of Stream, see RFC 4844.


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