SMTP Service Extension for Authentication
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From: The IESG <email@example.com> To: IETF-Announce <firstname.lastname@example.org> Cc: Internet Architecture Board <email@example.com>, RFC Editor <firstname.lastname@example.org> Subject: Protocol Action: 'SMTP Service Extension for Authentication' to Proposed Standard The IESG has approved the following document: - 'SMTP Service Extension for Authentication ' <draft-siemborski-rfc2554bis-10.txt> as a Proposed Standard This document has been reviewed in the IETF but is not the product of an IETF Working Group. The IESG contact person is Lisa Dusseault. A URL of this Internet-Draft is: http://www.ietf.org/internet-drafts/draft-siemborski-rfc2554bis-10.txt
Technical Summary This document is a revision of RFC 2554, which specifies the SMTP AUTH command, which allows a SMTP client to initiate a SASL authentication exchange with a SMTP server. This revision of RFC 2554 updated references, cleaned up ABNF, updated description of response codes, deprecated one response code, added one new enhanced status code, clarified interaction with SMTP PIPELINING extension, added SHOULD requirement regarding use of SASLPrep for preparing authorization identities, added additional examples and also clarified some other issues which weren't clear in RFC 2554. Working Group Summary This document is not the result of a WG. Document Quality The document has been reviewed by Chris Newman, Dave Cridland, Frank Ellermann, John Klensin, Tony Finch, Abhijit Menon-Sen and Philip Guenther. This document was reviewed for the IESG by Ted Hardie the responsible Area Director is Lisa Dusseault.