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Does Internet SMTP/POP3 or IMAP Server Driver Support OAuth 2.0 Authentication Since Microsoft Plans To Retire Basic Authentication for IMAP / POP3 and SMTP protocols For Exchange Online (Doc ID 2673098.1)

Last updated on FEBRUARY 14, 2021

Applies to:

Siebel CRM - Version 8.1.1 [21112] and later
Information in this document applies to any platform.


Does Siebel Internet SMTP/POP3 Server or Internet SMTP/IMAP Server driver supports OAuth 2.0 Authentication?

Microsoft has announced that is retiring Basic Authentication for Exchange Online services as part of Microsoft Modern Authentication strategy, here is latest updates from Microsoft about it:

Basic Auth and Exchange Online – February 2021 Update

Basic Auth and Exchange Online – February 2020 Update

Basic Authentication and Exchange Online – April 2020 Update 

Basic Authentication and Exchange Online – July Update

For IMAP/SMTP/POP3 protocols Microsoft Modern Authentication methods includes  OAuth 2.0 Authentication as indicated below:

Announcing OAuth 2.0 support for IMAP and SMTP AUTH protocols in Exchange Online

Announcing OAuth Support for POP in Exchange Online



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