Use of TLS for Email Submission and Access

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Authors Loganaden Velvindron  , Stephen Farrell 
Last updated 2018-10-15
Replaced by RFC 8997
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This specification updates current recommendation for the use of Transport Layer Security (TLS) protocol to provide confidentiality of email between a Mail User Agent (MUA) and a Mail Submission Server or Mail Access Server. This document updates RFC8314.


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Stephen Farrell (

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