SMTP Service Extension for Indicating the Responsible Submitter of an E-Mail Message, April 2006
- File formats:
- HISTORIC (changed from EXPERIMENTAL February 2020)
- E. Allman
- NON WORKING GROUP
Discuss this RFC: Send questions or comments to firstname.lastname@example.org
This memo defines an extension to the Simple Mail Transfer Protocol (SMTP) service that allows an SMTP client to specify the responsible submitter of an e-mail message. The responsible submitter is the e-mail address of the entity most recently responsible for introducing a message into the transport stream. This extension helps receiving e-mail servers efficiently determine whether the SMTP client is authorized to transmit mail on behalf of the responsible submitter's domain. This memo defines an Experimental Protocol for the Internet community.
For the definition of Status, see RFC 2026.
For the definition of Stream, see RFC 4844.