[MlMt] Fingers crossed for O365 OAUTH success

Kee Hinckley kee at hinckley.com
Mon Jan 18 16:58:12 EST 2021

Even better article here:


I just don't know if they can go lookup MailMate, or if I need to give 
them the client_id info.

On 18 Jan 2021, at 13:53, Kee Hinckley wrote:

> Does anyone have any instructions to give to IT on how to provide 
> access to a particular app? I assume there's some kind of client cert 
> information to enable MailMate.
> This article seems to be addressing a similar issue: 
> https://entelo.zendesk.com/hc/en-us/articles/360020177372-Office-365-Admin-Approval-Needed
> They say that the MS administrator should go to 
> `https://login.microsoftonline.com/common/oauth2/authorize?client_id=13697ced-2637-45b2-be6e-d44f83598e31&response_type=code&prompt=admin_consent` 
> to enable their app. Which makes me wonder if a similar URL for 
> MailMate, with a different client_id, would work.
> On 18 Jan 2021, at 11:57, Kee Hinckley wrote:
>> Well, we aren't off to a good start.
>> ![](cid:CE983386-EE11-4A30-8508-323F23C4B5FD at hinckley.com 
>> "PastedImage.png")
>> On 9 Jan 2021, at 10:58, Kee Hinckley wrote:
>>> Work is merging O365 accounts as a result of a company acquisition 
>>> (what a mess *that* is). A week from Monday I’m scheduled to be 
>>> moved over to the new system and switch from VPN-only regular IMAP 
>>> access to the oauth/Okta version. Some folks using Thunderbird have 
>>> already made the switch okay (once they got the latest version), so 
>>> I’m hopeful.
>>> I have https://freron.lighthouseapp.com/projects/58672/tickets/2669, 
>>> which describes the hidden setting, bookmarked. But if anyone else 
>>> has any advice, please let me know.

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