email address as username
rjs3 at andrew.cmu.edu
Sat Jun 28 13:16:05 EDT 2003
On Sat, 28 Jun 2003, Roman Neuhauser wrote:
> The usernames need to be full email addresses, and SASL seems to be
> quite unhappy with the at sign.
Its unhappy with it as part of a user id, but it deals with it in a
totally reasonable way as a username/rlealm separator.
> I can't find where the docs say what characters are (il)legal in
> usernames, and in fact the only hint I found was in the %r escape
> description under MySQL auxprop options (of all places). The sentence
> directs the reader to "the realm documentation". Where is it?
doc/sysadmin.html does an overview of realms, but doesn't actually mention
the use of th '@' symbol as a separator. I'll clean it up a bit.
To solve your problem with saslpasswd2, use the -n option
e.g. saslpasswd -u cmu.edu rjs3
Rob Siemborski * Andrew Systems Group * Cyert Hall 207 * 412-268-7456
Research Systems Programmer * /usr/contributed Gatekeeper
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