On 15/02/2017 13:52, Alexander Bokovoy wrote:
> 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.
>
Oops, Indeed, I just noticed, read a bit too fast, sorry for the junk.

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