On ke, 15 helmi 2017, Jens Timmerman wrote:
Hi Martin,


On 15/02/2017 12:27, Martin Basti wrote:



On 15.02.2017 10:57, Dimitris Beletsiotis wrote:
Hello,

Despite the documentation that says that we can use $ in "group
names" the web gui does not allow it, pls see attached.
Is there some option to enable this?

Thanks,
Dimitris Beletsiotis


Hello,

I checked the code and '$' can be used only as the last character in
group name, so error message is not quite exact

PATTERN_GROUPUSER_NAME = '^[a-zA-Z0-9_.][a-zA-Z0-9_.-]*[a-zA-Z0-9_.$-]?$'
Since this is a pattern to be matched, the $ actually means something
(it is an end of string anchor) and is not a literal '$' character.
see
http://www.regular-expressions.info/anchors.html
The third set of allowed characters at the end includes $. The set
[a-zA-Z0-9_.$-]? has '?' qualifier which means it is optional. But end
result is to allow '$' as the last character of a group or user name.

However, '$' is not allowed anywhere else. This makes possible to have
machine or trusted domain accounts for Active Directory/Samba purposes
but nothing else with '$' sign in the name.

--
/ Alexander Bokovoy

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