IPWorks OpenPGP 2020 macOS Edition

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AuthMechanism Property

The authentication mechanism to be used when connecting to the mail server.

Syntax

public var authMechanism: PpopAuthMechanisms {
get {...}
set {...} }

public enum PpopAuthMechanisms: Int32 { case amUserPassword = 0 case amCRAMMD5 = 1 case amNTLM = 2 case amAPOP = 3 case amSASLPlain = 4 case amSASLDigestMD5 = 5 case amKerberos = 6 case amXOAUTH2 = 7 }

Default Value

0

Remarks

This property is used as the authentication mechanism when connecting to the mail server. By default, this property is amUserPassword (0), and default plaintext authentication is used to login to the server. Other, more secure, options include amCRAMMD5 (1) for CRAM-MD5, amNTLM (2) for NTLM authentication, amAPOP (3) for APOP authentication, and amSASLDigestMD5 (5) for SASL DIGEST-MD5 authentication.

amSASLPlain (4) is also available, but most servers require a secure SSL connection when utilizing this authentication mechanism.

amKerberos (6) is for Kerberos authentication. NOTE: This functionality is only available in Windows.

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IPWorks OpenPGP 2020 macOS Edition - Version 20.0 [Build 7941]