[neomutt-users] Can't get IMAP running exchange 2016

Patrick Ben Koetter p at sys4.de
Sun Sep 22 21:42:25 CEST 2019

* Lars Quentin <lars.quentin at stud.uni-goettingen.de>:
> Finally I "fixed it" (found a workaround).
> Since plain doesn't work, exchange 2016 users have to use
> set imap_authenticators="login"
> although it is not listed as possible when asking it's capabilities via ssl
> session on the imap port.

The SASL mechanism "PLAIN" will never work on Microsoft servers. They support
"LOGIN" instead, just as you noted.

p at rick

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