RFC 1731

IMAP4 Authentication Mechanisms, December 1994

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Status:
PROPOSED STANDARD
Author:
J. Myers
Stream:
IETF
Source:
imap (app)

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DOI:  10.17487/RFC1731

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Abstract

The Internet Message Access Protocol, Version 4 [IMAP4] contains the AUTHENTICATE command, for identifying and authenticating a user to an IMAP4 server and for optionally negotiating a protection mechanism for subsequent protocol interactions. This document describes several authentication mechanisms for use by the IMAP4 AUTHENTICATE command. [STANDARDS-TRACK]


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