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From Evan Platt <>
Subject Re: [users@httpd] How to configure a username with colon?
Date Thu, 13 Aug 2009 06:08:42 GMT
At 10:59 PM 8/12/2009, you wrote:
>I am using Apache 2.0 webserver that comes with Fedora. I enabled HTTP
>digest authentication on my webserver by following the steps in
> It works well with
>username without colon. If I have a colon in the username, it doesn't
>work. I think the reason is because colons are used as delimiter in the
>user file. I tried to percent encode but it still doesn't work.
>Is there a way I can have ':' (colon) in my username? Please help. Thank
>you very much.

I may be way off here, but how about:

"user:name:password" => "user%3Aname:password"

(ie replace : with %3A ? )

Not sure if you'd use the quotes or not - this was from a google 
search I found.


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