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Title : S/MIME Gateway Protocol
Author(s) : B. Ramsdell, B. Littauer
Filename : draft-ramsdell-enc-smime-gateway-00.txt
Date : 18-Jul-01
In addition to desktop-to-desktop security, S/MIME can be used for
server-to-server encryption between cooperating domains. This document
will describe a method for implementing server-to-server (gateway)
encryption with S/MIME.
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NOTE: The mail server at ietf.org can return the document in
MIME-encoded form by using the "mpack" utility. To use this
feature, insert the command "ENCODING mime" before the "FILE"
command. To decode the response(s), you will need "munpack" or
a MIME-compliant mail reader. Different MIME-compliant mail readers
exhibit different behavior, especially when dealing with
"multipart" MIME messages (i.e. documents which have been split
up into multiple messages), so check your local documentation on
how to manipulate these messages.
Below is the data which will enable a MIME compliant mail reader
implementation to automatically retrieve the ASCII version of the