aerc implements the IMAP protocol as specified by RFC 3501, with the following IMAP extensions:
- IDLE (RFC 2177)
IMAP configuration may be done interactively with the :new-account command.
In accounts.conf (see aerc-config(5)), the following IMAP-specific options are available:
Remember that all fields must be URL encoded. The "@" symbol, when URL encoded, is %40.
The meaning of the scheme component is:
IMAP with STARTTLS
IMAP without STARTTLS
IMAP with TLS/SSL
IMAP with TLS/SSL using OAUTHBEARER Authentication
If specified, the configured password is used as an refresh token that is exchanged with an access token
- token_endpoint (required)
- client_id (optional)
- client_secret (optional)
- scope (optional)
Specifies the command to run to get the password for the IMAP account. This command will be run using `sh -c [command]`. If a password is specified in the source option, the password will take precedence over this command.
Originally created by Drew DeVault <firstname.lastname@example.org> and maintained by by Robin Jarry <email@example.com> who is assisted by other open source contributors. For more information about aerc development, see https://sr.ht/~rjarry/aerc/.
aerc(1), aerc-config(5), aerc-smtp(5).