[CentOS] yum proxy username with @ character

Thu Sep 13 15:38:47 UTC 2007
Brad Beyenhof <bbeyenhof at ucsd.edu>

Clint Dilks wrote:
> http_proxy understands the format <username>:<password>@<my 
> proxy>:<proxy port> so in this case the @ is probably being interpreted 
> as server identifier.  I would try enclosing the user name in single 
> quotes or adding a \ before the @.  If these do not work your only 
> option may be to contact the proxy admin and obtain a username without 
> the @

If putting '\@' to escape the at sign didn't work, have you tried using 
the URL escape code of '%40' to represent it?

Brad Beyenhof, Systems Administrator
UC San Diego, Laboratory of Cognitive Imaging
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