Evolution and Exchange MFA at Uni of Edinburgh
The University of Edinburgh is piloting multifactor authentication for Office 365. This works with the GNOME evolution mail/calendar application and the EWS plugin.
In evolution create a new mail account of type
Exchange Web Services and
- host URL:
OAuth2from the Authentication types
- tick the
Override Office365 OAuth2settings check box
- and enter the application ID:
The application ID is one of the standard GNOME ones (see the evolution documentation). At some stage the university might decide to setup its own application ID.