AuthenticationMechanism Parameter (Send-IM Cmdlet)

Controls how the cmdlet authenticates itself with the XMPP Server .


Send-IM -AuthenticationMechanism string


XMPP specifies several different mechanisms for authentication. AuthenticationMechanism controls the minimum level of security to use when transmitting the user's Password: The cmdlet will use the highest level of security that the server allows, but will not go below the minimum level indicated by the user.

The XMPP cmdlet supports the following values for AuthMechanism:

PlaintextThe cmdlet will authenticate in plaintext using an IQ query
SASL/PLAINThe cmdlet will authenticate using SASL in plaintext mode

The default value is Plaintext.

Default Value


Parameter Alias


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