[Openswan Users] Space Character in xauthname

Paul Wouters paul at xelerance.com
Wed Sep 5 15:20:59 EDT 2007

On Wed, 5 Sep 2007, Peter Niebling wrote:

> I need to authenticate using xauth in aggressive mode, other solution blocked by admin.
> Usernames are 'Firstname Lastname', following silly company policy.
> I can't figure out how to send it, neither with --xauthname, nor via console input.
> I tried some escaping and quoting, but nothing worked.
> Assuming --xauthname 'Otto Waalkes', output always looks like this:
>    XAUTH: Answering XAUTH challenge with user='Otto'

What if you use double quotes? or use Otto\ Waakes ?

openswan 2.5.x has the leftxauthname= feature, which should be able
to use quotes and spaces.

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