After forcing MFA on all Office365 users setting up an app password for Outlook was annoying to do. After some searching I found two articles from Microsoft on how to enable modern authentication.
- To View the current setting:
Get-OrganizationConfig | Format-Table Name,OAuth* -Auto
- To Change the Setting:
Set-OrganizationConfig -OAuth2ClientProfileEnabled $true
Once that is done you need to do the following on Outlook 2016 (2013 is covered in the link):
- Go to this location in the registry:
- Add DWORD (32bit) key:
- Change the value to be:
Close and open Outlook and it should take the new setting.