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

Last updated on FEBRUARY 22, 2019

Applies to:

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

Goal

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.

Solution

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In this Document
Goal
Solution
 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
References


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