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PPPoE client trying to authorize with the wrong username
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If we have special characters in username, necessary to use double quotes in configuration file /etc/ppp/peers/pppoX in param username
Reproduction steps:

set interfaces pppoe pppoe0 authentication password '33577204'
set interfaces pppoe pppoe0 authentication user ''

Link to forum topic

LTS/Crux works properly


Difficulty level
Easy (less than an hour)
Why the issue appeared?
Will be filled on close
Is it a breaking change?
Unspecified (possibly destroys the router)
Issue type
Bug (incorrect behavior)

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For security, don't expose your user name and password

@jack9603301 follow forum topic, all data randomized.

Dmitry changed the task status from Open to In progress.Jan 25 2021, 11:48 AM
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Dmitry changed the task status from In progress to Needs testing.Jan 25 2021, 3:15 PM

weird, I am woth the same ISP and do not have this problem.

Tested on 1.4-rolling-202101240218, works as expected.

SrividyaA set Issue type to Bug (incorrect behavior).Aug 30 2021, 5:55 PM