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Re: [ietf-smtp] How to encrypt SMTP?

2019-10-26 19:26:09
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<037312D9-E9DD-464C-89D3-036786456119(_at_)network-heretics(_dot_)com> you 
Yes but IMO we should be moving toward a world in which TLS is mandatory for 
SMTP relay.    Clear guidance to implementors
and operators on what TLS versions, cert algorithms, and ciphersuites a client 
and server should support, might help us get there.

I don't think that's the problem.  I don't see any SMTP TLS failures other than 
from spambots.

(perhaps as a stepping stone, cleartext mail relay could be pessimized ...

We already have mta-sts, which says that cleartext is forbidden for
the domains it's published for.  Why reinvent another wheel?


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