Bug 87579 - kickstart ftp installs can't take user@domain.com passwords
kickstart ftp installs can't take user@domain.com passwords
Status: CLOSED NOTABUG
Product: Red Hat Linux
Classification: Retired
Component: anaconda (Show other bugs)
8.0
All Linux
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Assigned To: Jeremy Katz
Mike McLean
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Reported: 2003-03-28 23:01 EST by Damian Menscher
Modified: 2007-04-18 12:52 EDT (History)
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Last Closed: 2003-06-18 16:46:28 EDT
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Description Damian Menscher 2003-03-28 23:01:51 EST
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Description of problem:
I tried a kickstart install over FTP.  The server supports anonymous FTP, so I
gave it a username of "ftp" and a password of "username@domain.com".

The installer got confused since it translates this as something like
   ftp:username@domain.com@ftp.server.com
and then tries to nslookup a machine named "domain.com@ftp.server.com".

Since some FTP servers really check for a "valid" email address, this should
probably be fixed.

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How reproducible:
Always

Steps to Reproduce:
1.create kickstart file with FTP user/pass of ftp/user@domain.com
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Comment 1 Jeremy Katz 2003-04-02 00:13:11 EST
Does it work if you use %40 instead of the literal '@'?
Comment 2 Michael Fulbright 2003-06-18 16:46:28 EDT
Closing due to inactivity - please reopen if you have additional information to add.

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