[VOIPSEC] DKIM Domain Key Identified Mail
mbaugher at cisco.com
Thu Nov 24 16:24:18 GMT 2005
On Nov 24, 2005, at 12:21 AM, Simon Horne wrote:
> Came across this draft to the IETF being used to authenticate email
> prevent spoofing.
> Interesting idea for a domain server to sign outgoing emails and
> have the
> receiving server validate them with the sender domain's public key
> retrieved from DNS.
> It's very light weight and I wonder whether it would applicable to use
> between SIP servers
> ie the server signs the invite message and the receiver validates the
> signature before routing the message.
Isn't this the crux of SIP identity?
> I don't think storing in DNS and retrieving as required is a good
> idea for
> real time communication however having a central repository might
> be an
> idea which the SIP servers can put down every day or so. This will
> save a
> lot of work compared to each server maintaining a large ACL
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