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CURLOPT_SASL_AUTHZID explained

NAME

CURLOPT_SASL_AUTHZID - authorisation identity (identity to act as)

SYNOPSIS

#include <curl/curl.h>

CURLcode curl_easy_setopt(CURL *handle, CURLOPT_SASL_AUTHZID, char *authzid);

DESCRIPTION

Pass a char * as parameter, which should be pointing to the zero terminated authorisation identity (authzid) for the transfer. Only applicable to the PLAIN SASL authentication mechanism where it is optional.

When not specified only the authentication identity (authcid) as specified by the username will be sent to the server, along with the password. The server will derive a authzid from the authcid when not provided, which it will then uses internally.

When the authzid is specified, the use of which is server dependent, it can be used to access another user's inbox, that the user has been granted access to, or a shared mailbox for example.

DEFAULT

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PROTOCOLS

IMAP, POP3 and SMTP

EXAMPLE

CURL *curl = curl_easy_init();
if(curl) {
  curl_easy_setopt(curl, CURLOPT_URL, "imap://example.com/");
  curl_easy_setopt(curl, CURLOPT_USERNAME, "Kurt");
  curl_easy_setopt(curl, CURLOPT_PASSWORD, "xipj3plmq");
  curl_easy_setopt(curl, CURLOPT_SASL_AUTHZID, "Ursel");
  ret = curl_easy_perform(curl);
  curl_easy_cleanup(curl);
}

AVAILABILITY

Added in 7.66.0

RETURN VALUE

Returns CURLE_OK if the option is supported, and CURLE_UNKNOWN_OPTION if not.

SEE ALSO

CURLOPT_USERNAME, CURLOPT_PASSWORD, CURLOPT_USERPWD

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