[sylpheed:36768] Re: using sylpheed for OAuths2 Multi-factor authentication

Kévin kevin at mmn.on.ca
Wed Mar 6 21:08:26 JST 2019

Hi there Globe Trotter,

Assuming that the organisation administrator allows IMAP/SMTP for their accounts, it's not an issue.  You'll need an application password to use to check your mail through Sylpheed.

It's fairly simple to set-up, have a look at the below instructions for Office 365 (it's also the same for Hotmail, etc) :


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Le mercredi 6 mars 2019 05:52, Globe Trotter <itsme_410 at yahoo.com> a écrit :

> Hi,
> My workplace has switched to Office which is requiring two-factor authentication using OAuth2. Is it possible to use sylpheed for this purpose. I do not want to move out and use evolution.
> One possibility is to use postfix for the sending but I am not quite sure how to go about doing this.
> I am happy to provide more clarifications as needed.
> Thanks!

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