RFC 8904

DNS Whitelist (DNSWL) Email Authentication Method Extension, September 2020

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Status:
INFORMATIONAL
Author:
A. Vesely
Stream:
INDEPENDENT

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DOI:  10.17487/RFC8904

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Abstract

This document describes an email authentication method compliant with RFC 8601. The method consists of looking up the sender's IP address in a DNS whitelist. This document provides information in case the method is seen in the field, suggests a useful practice, and registers the relevant keywords.

This document does not consider blacklists.


For the definition of Status, see RFC 2026.

For the definition of Stream, see RFC 8729.