[horde] forbidden characters in password ?

Jan Schneider jan at horde.org
Mon May 5 03:16:29 PDT 2003

Zitat von Markus Boettger <markus.boettger at rrz.uni-hamburg.de>:

> Hi,
> I have horde/imp/turba/vacation running without any problem (hundreds of
> users).
> Now a user cannot login to horde/imp and I would like to know why.
> The mailserver answeres FAILED LOGIN as result of the IMAP-dialogue.
> The user does use special chars like / \ % $ in his password.
> Is it possible that php does not transport all chars correct?
> Will I have to generally forbid some special chars in passwords?

Indeed. At least the backslash \ is known to cause problems.


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