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Cisco Bug: CSCtc45553 - Add support for # as character of a tacacs key

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Aug 03, 2015

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  • Cisco Wide Area Application Services (WAAS) Appliances

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This enhancement request is opened to add the ability for WAAS devices to have a tacacs key that contains a # character.
For now such keys are rejected with the following message:

Illegal character '#' in TACACS+ key string configuration.


Use a "tacacs key <key>" command where <key> contains a # character.
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