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TIdDICT.AuthType Property

Indicates the authentication mechanism used for the client.

property AuthType: TIdDICTAuthenticationType;

AuthType is a TIdDICTAuthenticationType property that indicates the mechanism to use when performing authentication in the Connect method. 

The default value for AuthType is DICT_AUTHDEF and cause the DICT AUTH command to be used for authenticating the Username and Password for the client. atDefault involves creating the MD5 hash value sent in the AUTH command. 

Use Capabilities to determine the SASL authentication mechanisms supported on the DICT server for the client connection.

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