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DNSSEC and TLSA records for IMAP, POP3, and message submission

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Last updated: 2012-12-29 (latest revision 2012-06-27)
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This specification describes the effect that DNSSEC has on SRV-based autoconfiguration and TLS certificate verification in the mail user agent protocols IMAP, POP3, and message submission. It also describes how to use TLSA DNS records to provide stronger authentication of server TLS certificates.


Tony Finch <>

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