IMAP Search with UTF-8 RRS feed

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  • Hi Saaj,

    Base on my search, it is supported UTF-8 charset for IMAP search .

    Best regards,

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    Niko Cheng
    TechNet Community Support

    Wednesday, May 27, 2015 8:29 AM
  • Thanks Niko.

    Do you have any links to sites which mention that utf-8 is supported for IMAP search? Please share them if you do.

    I'm running a trial version of Exchange 2013 and we're trying to do an IMAP search passing the charset as UTF-8 and its failing but when I pass US-ASCII as the charset it responds.

    I'm not sure if UTF-8 support has to be manually enabled on the Exchange server. Any information regarding UTF-8 support for IMAP search would be helpful.  



    Wednesday, May 27, 2015 10:48 AM
  • Hi 

    I am also having the same problem. When I execute the following command with telnet againts our Exchange 2013 mail server:


    I get the following response:

    NO [BADCHARSET (US-ASCII)] The specified charset is not supported.

    But if I execute the following command:

    UID SEARCH BODY "some text"

    I get the following response

    OK SEARCH completed.

    Is there a way to enable UTF-8 character set support for the IMAP4 SEARCH command in Exchange 2013?



    Tuesday, September 29, 2015 3:41 PM