[Samba] username with @ (at character) - problems with authentication (CUPS)

herman herman at aeronetworks.ca
Wed Oct 17 00:31:49 GMT 2007

Piotr Kierklo wrote:
> Hi all
> I tried to set up a printer, which I need to acces using my username.
> Unfortunatelly, username contains @ (at) inside. I tried different 
> form of escaping (using backslash, unicode value, quotes etc).
> Nothing works.
Yup, Samba doesn't like funny characters.  In general, if you stick to 
the POSIX portable character set then you'll be OK.  For anything 
outside of that, you are on your own.

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