Message Header Field for Indicating Message Authentication Status, August 2015
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- File formats:
- PROPOSED STANDARD
- RFC 7001, RFC 7410
- Obsoleted by:
- RFC 8601
- M. Kucherawy
- appsawg (art)
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This document specifies a message header field called Authentication- Results for use with electronic mail messages to indicate the results of message authentication efforts. Any receiver-side software, such as mail filters or Mail User Agents (MUAs), can use this header field to relay that information in a convenient and meaningful way to users or to make sorting and filtering decisions.
For the definition of Status, see RFC 2026.
For the definition of Stream, see RFC 4844.