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DKIM Sender Signing Practices

Document Type Replaced Internet-Draft (individual)
Authors Eric P. Allman , Mark Delany
Last updated 2006-08-31
Replaced by RFC 5617
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IESG IESG state Replaced by draft-ietf-dkim-ssp
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This Internet-Draft is no longer active. A copy of the expired Internet-Draft is available in these formats:


DomainKeys Identified Mail (DKIM) defines a domain-level authentication framework for email using public-key cryptography and key server technology to permit verification of the source and contents of messages by either Mail Transport Agents (MTAs) or Mail User Agents (MUAs). The primary DKIM protocol is described in This document describes the records that senders may use to advertise how they sign their outgoing mail, and how verifiers should access and interpret those results.


Eric P. Allman
Mark Delany

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