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Description

This function checks whether plaintext authentication is enabled on the Dovecot® mail server.

Important:

In cPanel & WHM version 76 and later, when you disable the MailReceive role, the system disables this function. For more information, read our How to Use Server Profiles documentation.

Examples 


 cPanel or Webmail Session URL
https://hostname.example.com:2083/cpsess##########/execute/Email/has_plaintext_authentication



Note:

This example calls the UAPI function via a cPanel session. For more information, read our Guide to UAPI documentation. 

 LiveAPI PHP Class
$cpanel = new CPANEL(); // Connect to cPanel - only do this once.
 
// Check whether plaintext authentication is enabled.
$has_plaintext = $cpanel->uapi(
    'Email', 'has_plaintext_authentication'
);


Note:

For more information, read our Guide to the LiveAPI System.

 

 LiveAPI Perl Module
my $cpliveapi = Cpanel::LiveAPI->new(); # Connect to cPanel - only do this once.
 
# Check whether plaintext authentication is enabled.
my $fastmail_enabled = $cpliveapi->uapi(
    'Email', 'has_plaintext_authentication',
);


Note:

For more information, read our Guide to the LiveAPI System.

 

 cPanel Template Toolkit
<!-- Check whether plaintext authentication is enabled. -->
[% execute('Email', 'has_plaintext_authentication' ) %]


Note:

For more information, read our Guide to Template Toolkit documentation. 

 

 Command Line
uapi --user=username Email has_plaintext_authentication


Notes:

  • You must URI-encode values.
  • username represents your account-level username.
  • For more information and additional output options, read our Guide to UAPI documentation or run the uapi --help command. 
  • If you run CloudLinux™, you must use the full path of the uapi command:

    /usr/local/cpanel/bin/uapi


 Output (JSON)
{  
   "messages":null,
   "errors":null,
   "status":1,
   "metadata":{  

   },
   "data":"1"
}


Note:

Use cPanel's API Shell interface (cPanel >> Home >> Advanced >> API Shell) to directly test cPanel API calls.

Parameters

This function does not accept parameters.

Returns

ReturnTypeDescriptionPossible valuesExample
dataBooleanWhether plaintext authentication is enabled on the Dovecot mail server.
  • 1 — Enabled.
  • 0 — Disabled.
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