Trouble using % percent sign in usernames with MySQL auth

tnt at tnt at
Wed Nov 5 11:00:32 CET 2008

>i am running into problems while using usernames which include a percent
>% sign. The rlm_sql_mysql module apparently translates these into the
>ascii of "=25". So a username which was isp/somebody%somewhere gets
>translated into isp/somebody=25somewhere.
>Additionally these users are listed incorrect via dialup admin. If you
>click on their names (even if they include the =25) you cant administer
>them since dialupadmin apparently strips out the equalsign (as well as
>the percent sign).
>Is anyone observing similar behaviour and/or knows of a fix?

sql: safe-characters =
"@abcdefghijklmnopqrstuvwxyzABCDEFGHIJKLMNOPQRSTUVWXYZ0123456789.-_: /"

% is not.

Ivan Kalik
Kalik Informatika ISP

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