Usernames with escape sequences

Nikolai Kondrashov Nikolai.Kondrashov at
Wed Mar 11 12:08:08 CET 2015

Hi Alan,

On 02/27/2015 08:23 PM, Alan DeKok wrote:
> On Feb 27, 2015, at 10:49 AM, James Sumners <james.sumners at> wrote:
>> So, the version included with RHEL 7. If this is a bug in the package, I will take it up with Red Hat. Is there a Freeradius bugzilla I can link to? I only brought this to the list because I haven't had any luck whatsoever searching the Internet for information on it.
>    Try 3.0.7, and set “correct_escapes = true” in radiusd.conf.
>    You will have to double-check your use of \\ in the configuration, though.  You want to use fewer backslashes.  A lot fewer.  Usually half.

I'm looking for a solution for this. Do I understand it right, that 3.0.4 has
escape fixes only for regex matching?

Also, how hard do you think it would be to backport "correct_escapes" to

Thank you.


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