modern authentication for printers

Kurt Stichelmans 561 Reputation points


We have a printer Konica Minolta C300i (2 years old).
Now there is a configuration for sending scans via e-mail.
The config is as simple as this:
In the settings of the printer we added a user and password and the smtp server is

Now Microsoft claims that there will be a day that basic authentication will be obsolete and they ask to implement Oauth (or in other words modern authentication).
Yes, I can find tons of explanations and websites but a really step-by-step guide is unfindable.
I even can't find if printers will need the Oauth and if they are in the possibility to use it.

Can somebody explain the how-what-where-when-... ?


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  1. Jame Xu-MSFT 4,171 Reputation points

    Hi @Kurt Stichelmans ,
    Microsoft disables basic authentication for Exchange Online, but not for SMTP, which is already enabled and has no definite disable time. The reason SMTP will still be available is that many multi-function devices such as printers and scanners can't be updated to use modern authentication.
    You could refer to:
    For information on disabling basic authentication, you could refer to this blog:

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