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Transporting Secure/Multipurpose Internet Mail Extensions (S/MIME) Objects in X.400

Approval announcement
Draft of message to be sent after approval:


From: The IESG <>
To: IETF-Announce <>
Cc: Internet Architecture Board <>,
    RFC Editor <>, 
    smime mailing list <>, 
    smime chair <>
Subject: Protocol Action: 'Securing X.400 Content with S/MIME' 
         to Proposed Standard 

The IESG has approved the following documents:

- 'Securing X.400 Content with S/MIME '
   <draft-ietf-smime-x400wrap-10.txt> as a Proposed Standard
- 'Transporting S/MIME Objects in X.400 '
   <draft-ietf-smime-x400transport-10.txt> as a Proposed Standard

These documents are products of the S/MIME Mail Security Working Group. 

The IESG contact persons are Russ Housley and Tim Polk.

A URL of this Internet-Draft is:

Ballot Text

Technical Summary

      These documents describe the use of the S/MIME security mechanisms in
      an X.400 messaging environment.

      "Securing X.400 Content with S/MIME" describes the use of the
      Cryptographic Message Syntax (CMS) to digital signature and encryption
      services to X.400 content.

      "Transporting S/MIME Objects in X.400" describes protocol options for
      conveying CMS-protected objects associated with S/MIME version 3 over
      an X.400 message transfer system.

Working Group Summary

      The S/MIME Working Group came to consensus on these documents.

Protocol Quality

      These documents were reviewed by Jeff Schiller and Russell Housley for the    

RFC Editor Note