Transporting Secure/Multipurpose Internet Mail Extensions (S/MIME) Objects in X.400
RFC 3855

Approval announcement
Draft of message to be sent after approval:

From: The IESG <iesg-secretary@ietf.org>
To: IETF-Announce <ietf-announce@ietf.org>
Cc: Internet Architecture Board <iab@iab.org>,
    RFC Editor <rfc-editor@rfc-editor.org>, 
    smime mailing list <ietf-smime@imc.org>, 
    smime chair <smime-chairs@tools.ietf.org>
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:
http://www.ietf.org/internet-drafts/draft-ietf-smime-x400wrap-10.txt

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    
      IESG.