Configure Basic Authentication for ActiveSync

Basic Authentication will be enabled for AutoSync.

Procedure-related prerequisites

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    You need to run the commands with administrative permissions. Open the Exchange Management Shell via Run as administrator.

Instruction

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    Run the following commands:
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# List all ActiveSync virtual directories 
Get-ActiveSyncVirtualDirectory
 
# Find out whether Basic Authentication is enabled 
Get-ActiveSyncVirtualDirectory | `
  fl BasicAuthentication
 
# Enable Basic Authentication 
Set-ActiveSyncVirtualDirectory `
  -Identity "Microsoft-Server- ActiveSync (Default Web Site)" `
  -BasicAuthentication:$True
 
# Restart IIS to ensure these changes are active 
iisreset /timeout:120 /noforce