SMTP Service Extension for Secure SMTP over TLS, January 1999
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- PROPOSED STANDARD
- Obsoleted by:
- RFC 3207
- P. Hoffman
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This document describes an extension to the SMTP service that allows an SMTP server and client to use transport-layer security to provide private, authenticated communication over the Internet. This gives SMTP agents the ability to protect some or all of their communications from eavesdroppers and attackers. [STANDARDS-TRACK]
For the definition of Status, see RFC 2026.
For the definition of Stream, see RFC 8729.