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How to Setup Proxy Authentication (ProxyAuth) for the MMP? (Doc ID 1682414.1)

Last updated on MARCH 29, 2024

Applies to:

Oracle Communications Messaging Server - Version 5.2.0 and later
Information in this document applies to any platform.


Both Proxyauth and SASL PLAIN Admin Proxy can be used by an administrator or an application to access a mailbox on behalf of a user without having to know the user's password.

This article discusses the difference between "proxyauth" and "SASL PLAIN Admin Proxy" and how to setup proxy authentication in the MMP.


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In this Document
 The proprietary "proxyauth" command
 Why proxyauth does not work thru the MMP
 SASL PLAIN Admin Proxy
 Definition of admin userid/password on the MMP
Definition of admin userid/password on the backend IMAP server
Example of using SASL PLAIN Admin Proxy
 Interaction with 3rd-party authentication server

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