Mail routing and the domain system, January 1986
- Canonical URL:
- File formats:
- HISTORIC (changed from INTERNET STANDARD)
- Obsoleted by:
- RFC 2821
- C. Partridge
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This RFC presents a description of how mail systems on the Internet are expected to route messages based on information from the domain system. This involves a discussion of how mailers interpret MX RRs, which are used for message routing.
For the definition of Status, see RFC 2026.
For the definition of Stream, see RFC 4844.