Simple Mail Transfer Protocol
RFC 5321

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Document history

Date Rev. By Action
2015-10-14
11 (System) Notify list changed from klensin@jck.com, tony@att.com, chris.newman@sun.com to tony@att.com, chris.newman@sun.com
2012-08-22
11 (System) post-migration administrative database adjustment to the No Objection position for Cullen Jennings
2012-08-22
11 (System) post-migration administrative database adjustment to the No Objection position for Tim Polk
2012-08-22
11 (System) post-migration administrative database adjustment to the No Objection position for Magnus Westerlund
2012-08-22
11 (System) post-migration administrative database adjustment to the No Objection position for Russ Housley
2008-10-06
11 Amy Vezza State Changes to RFC Published from RFC Ed Queue by Amy Vezza
2008-10-06
11 Amy Vezza [Note]: 'RFC 5321' added by Amy Vezza
2008-10-01
11 (System) RFC published
2008-07-31
11 (System) IANA Action state changed to RFC-Ed-Ack from Waiting on RFC Editor
2008-07-31
11 (System) IANA Action state changed to Waiting on RFC Editor from In Progress
2008-07-31
11 (System) IANA Action state changed to In Progress from Waiting on Authors
2008-07-25
11 (System) IANA Action state changed to Waiting on Authors from In Progress
2008-07-25
11 Cindy Morgan State Changes to RFC Ed Queue from Approved-announcement sent by Cindy Morgan
2008-07-24
11 (System) IANA Action state changed to In Progress
2008-07-24
11 Cindy Morgan IESG state changed to Approved-announcement sent
2008-07-24
11 Cindy Morgan IESG has approved the document
2008-07-24
11 Cindy Morgan Closed "Approve" ballot
2008-07-22
11 Lisa Dusseault State Changes to Approved-announcement to be sent from IESG Evaluation::AD Followup by Lisa Dusseault
2008-07-11
11 (System) Sub state has been changed to AD Follow up from New Id Needed
2008-07-11
11 (System) New version available: draft-klensin-rfc2821bis-11.txt
2008-07-08
11 Magnus Westerlund
[Ballot comment]
Section 4.1.1.3:

The examples uses domain names that aren't drawn from the example range. At least "xyz.com", "foo ...
2008-07-08
11 Magnus Westerlund
[Ballot comment]
Section 4.1.1.3:

The examples uses domain names that aren't drawn from the example range. At least "xyz.com", "foo ...
2008-07-08
11 Magnus Westerlund [Ballot Position Update] Position for Magnus Westerlund has been changed to No Objection from Discuss by Magnus Westerlund
2008-07-04
11 Russ Housley [Ballot Position Update] Position for Russ Housley has been changed to No Objection from Discuss by Russ Housley
2008-06-27
11 Magnus Westerlund
[Ballot comment]
The ABNF also gets some warnings in addition to the above errors:

warning: rule Forward-path previously referred to as Forward-Path
warning: rule QcontentSMTP ...
2008-06-27
11 Magnus Westerlund
[Ballot discuss]
Section 4.1.3:

  Standardized-tag  ; MUST be specified in a standards-track RFC
                  ; and ...
2008-06-26
11 Magnus Westerlund
[Ballot discuss]
Section 4.1.1.3:

The examples uses domain names that aren't drawn from the example range. At least "xyz.com", "foo ...
2008-06-26
11 Magnus Westerlund
[Ballot comment]
The ABNF also gets some warnings in addition to the above errors:

warning: rule Forward-path previously referred to as Forward-Path
warning: rule QcontentSMTP ...
2008-06-26
11 Magnus Westerlund
[Ballot discuss]
Section 4.1.1.3:

The examples uses domain names that aren't drawn from the example range. At least "xyz.com", "foo ...
2008-05-23
11 Cullen Jennings
I don't think the implementation reports are adequate for me to meet the requirements of 2026 . It does not clearly identify what software was ...
2008-05-23
11 Cullen Jennings [Ballot Position Update] Position for Cullen Jennings has been changed to No Objection from Discuss by Cullen Jennings
2008-05-16
11 Russ Housley
[Ballot discuss]
Examples througout the document make use of non-example domains.
  I noticed the following before I stopped looking:

    foo.com
  ...
2008-05-10
11 Russ Housley
[Ballot discuss]
Section 4.3.1 uses "isif.usc.edu" as an example.  Some of the
  examples in the appendices also use non-example ...
2008-05-09
11 Magnus Westerlund
[Ballot discuss]
Section 4.1.1.3:

The examples uses domain names that aren't drawn from the example range. At least "xyz.com", "foo ...
2008-05-09
11 (System) Removed from agenda for telechat - 2008-05-08
2008-05-08
11 Cindy Morgan State Changes to IESG Evaluation::Revised ID Needed from IESG Evaluation by Cindy Morgan
2008-05-08
11 Cullen Jennings
[Ballot discuss]
This is a discuss discuss question. I read the implementation reports, it us unclear to me if the VRFY/EXPN is ready for ...
2008-05-08
11 Cullen Jennings [Ballot Position Update] New position, Discuss, has been recorded by Cullen Jennings
2008-05-08
11 Jon Peterson [Ballot Position Update] New position, No Objection, has been recorded by Jon Peterson
2008-05-08
11 David Ward [Ballot Position Update] New position, No Objection, has been recorded by David Ward
2008-05-08
11 Ross Callon [Ballot Position Update] New position, No Objection, has been recorded by Ross Callon
2008-05-08
11 Lars Eggert
[Ballot comment]
Agree that example domain names and IP ranges should be used. Giving
  credit to Jon is best done in the acknowledgment section ...
2008-05-08
11 Lars Eggert [Ballot Position Update] New position, No Objection, has been recorded by Lars Eggert
2008-05-08
11 Jari Arkko [Ballot comment]
On the call, I would like to hear how the MX/AAAA debate was resolved.
2008-05-08
11 Jari Arkko [Ballot Position Update] New position, No Objection, has been recorded by Jari Arkko
2008-05-07
11 Ron Bonica [Ballot Position Update] New position, Yes, has been recorded by Ron Bonica
2008-05-07
11 Magnus Westerlund
[Ballot discuss]
Section 4.1.1.3:

The examples uses domain names that aren't drawn from the example range. At least "xyz.com", "foo ...
2008-05-07
11 Magnus Westerlund
[Ballot discuss]
Section 4.1.1.3:

The examples uses domain names that aren't drawn from the example range. At least "xyz.com", "foo ...
2008-05-07
11 Magnus Westerlund
[Ballot discuss]
Section 4.1.1.3:

The examples uses domain names that aren't drawn from the example range. At least "xyz.com", "foo ...
2008-05-07
11 Russ Housley
[Ballot discuss]
http://www.ietf.org/IESG/implementation.html does not seem to include
  an implementation report for this document.  Scott Hollenbeck raised ...
2008-05-07
11 Russ Housley [Ballot Position Update] New position, Discuss, has been recorded by Russ Housley
2008-05-07
11 Magnus Westerlund [Ballot Position Update] New position, Discuss, has been recorded by Magnus Westerlund
2008-05-07
11 Tim Polk [Ballot Position Update] Position for Tim Polk has been changed to No Objection from Undefined by Tim Polk
2008-05-07
11 Tim Polk [Ballot Position Update] Position for Tim Polk has been changed to Undefined from Discuss by Tim Polk
2008-05-07
11 Pasi Eronen
[Ballot comment]
It seems that in the terminology of this document, an SMTP system
doing DKIM signing would be a "gateway" (or possibly "originator"),
but ...
2008-05-07
11 Pasi Eronen [Ballot Position Update] New position, No Objection, has been recorded by Pasi Eronen
2008-05-06
11 Tim Polk
[Ballot discuss]
This is a tediously long discuss, so here is a summary up front:

DKIM servers do not seem to fit the definitions of ...
2008-05-06
11 Tim Polk
[Ballot discuss]
This is a tediously long discuss, so here is a summary up front:

DKIM servers do not seem to fit the definitions of ...
2008-05-06
11 Tim Polk
[Ballot discuss]
This is a tediously long discuss, so here is a summary up front:

The definitions of "Mail Gateway" and "Mail Relay" in 2821bis ...
2008-05-06
11 Tim Polk
[Ballot discuss]
This is a tediously long discuss, so here is a summary up front:

The definitions of "Mail Gateway" and "Mail Relay" in 2821bis ...
2008-05-06
11 Tim Polk
[Ballot discuss]
This is a tediously long discuss, so here is a summary up front:

The definitions of "Mail Gateway" and "Mail Relay" in 2821bis ...
2008-05-06
11 Tim Polk
[Ballot discuss]
Excerpted from email with Barry Leiba:

The intent of DKIM is that a domain is signing its introduction of a message to the ...
2008-05-06
11 Tim Polk [Ballot Position Update] New position, Discuss, has been recorded by Tim Polk
2008-05-05
11 Chris Newman
2008-05-05
11 Chris Newman [Ballot Position Update] New position, Yes, has been recorded by Chris Newman
2008-05-05
11 Chris Newman
2008-05-01
11 Lisa Dusseault State Changes to IESG Evaluation from Waiting for Writeup::AD Followup by Lisa Dusseault
2008-05-01
11 Lisa Dusseault Placed on agenda for telechat - 2008-05-08 by Lisa Dusseault
2008-05-01
11 Lisa Dusseault [Ballot Position Update] New position, Yes, has been recorded for Lisa Dusseault
2008-05-01
11 Lisa Dusseault Ballot has been issued by Lisa Dusseault
2008-05-01
11 Lisa Dusseault Created "Approve" ballot
2008-05-01
11 Lisa Dusseault
  (1.a)  Who is the Document Shepherd for this document?

Tony Hansen

    Has the
    Document Shepherd personally reviewed this ...
2008-05-01
11 Lisa Dusseault Tony's writeup:
2008-04-14
11 (System) Sub state has been changed to AD Follow up from New Id Needed
2008-04-14
10 (System) New version available: draft-klensin-rfc2821bis-10.txt
2008-04-09
11 Lisa Dusseault State Changes to Waiting for Writeup::Revised ID Needed from Waiting for Writeup::AD Followup by Lisa Dusseault
2008-03-20
11 (System) Sub state has been changed to AD Follow up from New Id Needed
2008-03-20
09 (System) New version available: draft-klensin-rfc2821bis-09.txt
2008-03-20
11 Lisa Dusseault State Changes to Waiting for Writeup::Revised ID Needed from Waiting for Writeup by Lisa Dusseault
2008-03-17
11 Lisa Dusseault Eric Gray is genart reviewer -- no issues.
2008-03-14
11 (System) State has been changed to Waiting for Writeup from In Last Call by system
2008-02-28
11 Amanda Baber IANA Last Call comments:

We understand that this document's IANA actions have not changed
since the first Last Call was issued.
2008-02-27
11 Amy Vezza Last call sent
2008-02-27
11 Amy Vezza State Changes to In Last Call from Last Call Requested by Amy Vezza
2008-02-26
11 Lisa Dusseault Last Call was requested by Lisa Dusseault
2008-02-26
11 Lisa Dusseault State Changes to Last Call Requested from Waiting for Writeup::External Party by Lisa Dusseault
2008-02-25
11 Lisa Dusseault State Changes to Waiting for Writeup::External Party from Waiting for Writeup by Lisa Dusseault
2008-02-25
08 (System) New version available: draft-klensin-rfc2821bis-08.txt
2008-02-19
07 (System) New version available: draft-klensin-rfc2821bis-07.txt
2008-01-03
11 Lisa Dusseault
Many comments in IETF last call on the IETF main list.  John and Tony want to take a while before deciding what to do ...
2007-12-24
11 (System) State has been changed to Waiting for Writeup from In Last Call by system
2007-12-18
11 Amanda Baber
IANA Last Call comments:

Action 1:

Upon approval of this document, the IANA will make the following
changes in "SMTP Service Extensions" registry located at ...
2007-11-27
11 Samuel Weiler Request for Last Call review by SECDIR is assigned to Rob Austein
2007-11-27
11 Samuel Weiler Request for Last Call review by SECDIR is assigned to Rob Austein
2007-11-26
11 Amy Vezza State Changes to In Last Call from Last Call Requested by Amy Vezza
2007-11-26
11 Lisa Dusseault Last Call was requested by Lisa Dusseault
2007-11-26
11 Lisa Dusseault Last Call was requested by Lisa Dusseault
2007-11-26
11 Lisa Dusseault State Changes to Last Call Requested from AD Evaluation by Lisa Dusseault
2007-11-26
11 (System) Ballot writeup text was added
2007-11-26
11 (System) Last call text was added
2007-11-26
11 (System) Ballot approval text was added
2007-11-26
11 Lisa Dusseault State Changes to AD Evaluation from Publication Requested by Lisa Dusseault
2007-11-26
11 Lisa Dusseault State Changes to Publication Requested from AD is watching by Lisa Dusseault
2007-11-18
06 (System) New version available: draft-klensin-rfc2821bis-06.txt
2007-10-16
05 (System) New version available: draft-klensin-rfc2821bis-05.txt
2007-05-14
04 (System) New version available: draft-klensin-rfc2821bis-04.txt
2007-05-01
11 Lisa Dusseault Responsible AD has been changed to Lisa Dusseault from Chris Newman
2007-05-01
11 Lisa Dusseault
State Change Notice email list have been change to klensin@jck.com, tony@att.com, chris.newman@sun.com from klensin@jck.com, tony@att ...
2007-04-25
03 (System) New version available: draft-klensin-rfc2821bis-03.txt
2007-04-18
02 (System) New version available: draft-klensin-rfc2821bis-02.txt
2007-03-27
11 Chris Newman Draft Added by Chris Newman in state AD is watching
2007-03-08
01 (System) New version available: draft-klensin-rfc2821bis-01.txt
2005-07-11
00 (System) New version available: draft-klensin-rfc2821bis-00.txt