Skip to main content

Best Common Practise for using OPENPGPKEY records

The information below is for an old version of the document.
Document Type
This is an older version of an Internet-Draft whose latest revision state is "Expired".
Expired & archived
Author Paul Wouters
Last updated 2014-10-12 (Latest revision 2014-04-10)
RFC stream Internet Engineering Task Force (IETF)
Additional resources Mailing list discussion
Stream WG state WG Document
Document shepherd (None)
IESG IESG state Expired
Consensus boilerplate Unknown
Telechat date (None)
Responsible AD (None)
Send notices to (None)

This Internet-Draft is no longer active. A copy of the expired Internet-Draft is available in these formats:


The OPENPGPKEY DNS Resource Record can be used to match an email address to an OpenPGP key. This document specifies a Best Common Practise ("BCP") for email clients, MUA's and MTA's for using the OPENPGPKEY DNS Resource Record.


Paul Wouters

(Note: The e-mail addresses provided for the authors of this Internet-Draft may no longer be valid.)