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2851149 - OAuth authentication method for Groupware connector


Beginning October 13, 2020, Microsoft will retire Basic Authentication for EWS, EAS, IMAP, POP and RPS to access Exchange Online. Note: this change does not impact SMTP AUTH. Any application using OAuth 2.0 to connect to these protocols, will continue to work without change or interruption.

This affects the Groupware (GW) Connector settings. (e.g. if GW is connected with the Office365 cloud)



  • SAP NetWeaver
  • SAP Composition Environment
  • SAP Groupware Connector


SAP NetWeaver all versions


GW, CRM , KBA , EP-KM-CRM , CRM KM , Problem

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