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Bug #7002

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OpenVPN unable to use authentication server with ampersand in descriptive name

Added by Anonymous about 7 years ago. Updated about 7 years ago.

Status:
Resolved
Priority:
Low
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Category:
OpenVPN
Target version:
Start date:
12/10/2016
Due date:
% Done:

100%

Estimated time:
Plus Target Version:
Release Notes:
Affected Version:
2.3.2
Affected Architecture:
All

Description

Add LDAP server in System/User Manager/Authentication Servers, include an ampersand in the Descriptive Name. Test against LDAP server in Diagnostics/Authentication, success. Configure OpenVPN server to authenticate against the LDAP server, attempt to connect with client. Server logs will show

Dec 10 23:11:15 openvpn 28595 customer_ip:1194 Peer Connection Initiated with [AF_INET]70.184.186.68:1194
Dec 10 23:11:15 openvpn 28595 customer_ip:1194 TLS Auth Error: Auth Username/Password verification failed for peer
Dec 10 23:11:15 openvpn 28595 customer_ip:1194 WARNING: Failed running command (--auth-user-pass-verify): external program exited with error status: 1
Dec 10 23:11:15 openvpn user 'test' could not authenticate.

Recreate LDAP server without ampersand in the Descriptive Name, configure OpenVPN to use new LDAP server. Attempt to connect from client, success.

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