[rfc-dist] RFC 7672 on SMTP Security via Opportunistic DNS-Based Authentication of Named Entities (DANE) Transport Layer Security (TLS)

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        RFC 7672

        Title:      SMTP Security via Opportunistic DNS-Based 
                    Authentication of Named Entities (DANE) Transport 
                    Layer Security (TLS) 
        Author:     V. Dukhovni, W. Hardaker
        Status:     Standards Track
        Stream:     IETF
        Date:       October 2015
        Mailbox:    ietf-dane at dukhovni.org, 
                    ietf at hardakers.net
        Pages:      34
        Characters: 87943
        Updates/Obsoletes/SeeAlso:   None

        I-D Tag:    draft-ietf-dane-smtp-with-dane-19.txt

        URL:        https://www.rfc-editor.org/info/rfc7672

        DOI:        http://dx.doi.org/10.17487/RFC7672

This memo describes a downgrade-resistant protocol for SMTP transport
security between Message Transfer Agents (MTAs), based on the
DNS-Based Authentication of Named Entities (DANE) TLSA DNS record.
Adoption of this protocol enables an incremental transition of the
Internet email backbone to one using encrypted and authenticated
Transport Layer Security (TLS).

This document is a product of the DNS-based Authentication of Named Entities Working Group of the IETF.

This is now a Proposed Standard.

STANDARDS TRACK: This document specifies an Internet Standards Track
protocol for the Internet community, and requests discussion and suggestions
for improvements.  Please refer to the current edition of the Official
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