AuthMechanism Parameter (Get-SMIMEIMAP Cmdlet)

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


Get-SMIMEIMAP -AuthMechanism string


The applicable values are the following:

UserPassword (default)Default plaintext authentication is used to login to the server.
CRAMMD5The more secure CRAM-MD5 authentication is used instead.
NTLMNTLM authentication will be used.
SASLPlainAuthMechanism can be set to SASLPlain (4) as well. Note, however, that servers will often require SSL or some other encrypted session protection be used when this authentication mechanism is requested.
KerberosKerberos authentication will be used. NOTE: This functionality is only available in Windows.

Default Value


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