DKIM Sender Signing Practices

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Last updated 2006-08-31
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DomainKeys Identified Mail (DKIM) defines a domain-level authentication framework for email using public-key cryptography and key server technology to permit verification of the source and contents of messages by either Mail Transport Agents (MTAs) or Mail User Agents (MUAs). The primary DKIM protocol is described in This document describes the records that senders may use to advertise how they sign their outgoing mail, and how verifiers should access and interpret those results.


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