Hi Jeremy,

I think that it depends on the PMDF option (in pmdf_tableption.dat):

MP_SIGNED_MODE

that should be = 1 (to have PMDF recognize the S/MIME structure)

Please note that in such case channels like "conversion" could
corrupt the digital signed message.

Francesco

> Hi,


> %PMDF-I-VERSION, PMDF version is PMDF V6.4
> AlphaServer 800 5/500 running OpenVMS Alpha V8.3
> PMDF_SHARE_LIBRARY version V6.4; linked 17:23:52, Jul 25 2008


> I've started receive some S/MIME mail and I was rather surprised to find
> that the PMDF MAIL command didn't pay any attention to the MIME structure of
> the message. Here is an edited extract from one of these messages (I have
> removed most of the outer message headers):


> Message-id: <48FDC117.9040302@remote.domain.de>
> MIME-version: 1.0
> Content-type: multipart/signed; protocol="application/x-pkcs7-signature";
> micalg=sha1; boundary=------------ms050509050501030008010508
> User-Agent: Thunderbird 2.0.0.14 (Windows/20080421)
> Original-recipient: rfc822;jeremy@vsm.com.au


> This is a cryptographically signed message in MIME format.


> --------------ms050509050501030008010508
> Content-Type: text/plain; charset=ISO-8859-1; format=flowed
> Content-Transfer-Encoding: 7bit


> Jeremy,


> thank you for this info. Just let us perform the tests tomorrow.


> Regards
> Stefan


> --------------ms050509050501030008010508
> Content-Type: application/x-pkcs7-signature; name="smime.p7s"
> Content-Transfer-Encoding: base64
> Content-Disposition: attachment; filename="smime.p7s"
> Content-Description: S/MIME Cryptographic Signature


> MIAGCSqGSIb3DQEHAqCAMIACAQExCzAJBgUrDgMCGgUAMIAGCS qGSIb3DQEHAQAAoIII+zCC
> AtgwggJBoAMCAQICEAcMVKeuHCU3/3P7WrQlHj4wDQYJKoZIhvcNAQEFBQAwYjELMAkGA1UE
> .
> .
> .
> G9HRTvEaxKmllT4stFLqAXFmr8QrRrPxvPNaDS6fmFMOzQWvKM wQyzIjQqt3O0FF0coDjkea
> TtpKMCuFF6pJ0FzbshiHmJK1OK8yZ/qJckU/5CYL3JtddlrdBgAAAAAAAA==
> --------------ms050509050501030008010508--



> When I read this message in PMDF MAIL I do not see the "table of contents"
> that PMDF MAIL normally presents when displaying a multipart MIME message.
> Instead, PMDF MAIL just dumps out the message contents -- much as VMS MAIL
> would.


> Is there any particular reason for this? Something I have to enable in
> PMDF? It seems to be displayed correctly when I view it using an IMAP
> client such as Thunderbird on my Mac.


> Thanks,


> Jeremy Begg


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