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Status Planned for future release
Categories Usability
Created by Guest
Created on Mar 25, 2022

Microsoft Deprecating IMAP and Basic Auth - Oct/2022

Microsoft is deprecating the IMAP and Basic Auth authentication for mailboxes from Oct/2022 - please see the link below.

As of now the only options to connect to Office 365 mailboxes is using IMAP and Basic Auth - but that will not be available essentially making all of our mailboxes which are connected to Microsoft O365 - completely useless and resulting in complete non usability of a major component of Sterling B2B Integrator - the B2B Mail Client Adapter using which many Trading Partners send valuable information.

IBM should have options for the mail client adapter to support newer protocol (Graph API)

What is your industry? Electronics
How will this idea be used?

Without this functionality implemented in Sterling B2B Implemented - Sterling B2B would be unable to read any emails hosted on Office 365. Office 365 being the largest mail server being used across the companies - this would lead to maximum number of customers unable to use the Mail Client Adapter with B2B Integrator and essentially loss of business for both Customer and IBM.