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Cisco Bug: CSCvu26154 - Password containing '@' symbol cannot be used for copying files using ftp/sftp/scp

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Jun 10, 2020

Products (1)

  • Cisco MDS 9000 Series Multilayer Switches

Known Affected Releases

8.4(2)

Description (partial)

Symptom:
1.  The syntax should contain both username and password in one command line
"ftp:[//[username[:password]@]server][/path]"

2. The password should contain @
Example: p@ssword

3. This is the error we get when we try the same

MDS-9222i(config)# copy run ftp://user:p@ssword@10.48.69.249/ftp9222ibackup

ftp: ssword@10.48.69.249: Temporary failure in name resolution
Not connected.

Conditions:
1.  The syntax should contain both username and password in one command line
"ftp:[//[username[:password]@]server][/path]"

2. The password should contain @
Example: p@ssword
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