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Cisco Bug: CSCta30451 - Allow backslash character (\) in AAA usernames for authentication

Last Modified

Feb 01, 2017

Products (1)

  • Cisco MDS 9000 Series Multilayer Switches

Known Affected Releases

4.2(1)

Description (partial)

Symptom:
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account created through REMOTE authentication is not automatically cleared from "show user-account" output

Conditions:
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Issue is experienced only for users with special character (\) in AAA profile for authentication

Example:
mds# show user-account test\\username
user:test\username
        roles:network-operator
account created through REMOTE authentication
Local login not possible
mds# clear user test\\username
command execution error
mds# clear user test\username
command execution error

Workaround(s):
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None

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