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cPanel Account Password - Query

Discussion in 'General Discussion' started by billyboxer, Nov 10, 2013.

  1. billyboxer

    billyboxer Registered

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    Hi,

    I would like to know if it is possible to disable specific special character when creating cPanel account?
    I want to disable "@" character. I do have an Auto Installer Script (Softaculous) which uses User Authentication via the URL itself.

    For Example:

    If my user is: billyboxer and password is: b@xer111, then the URL will look like this:
    /https://billyboxer:b@xer111@my.domain.com:2083/frontend/x3/softaculous/index.live.php

    Usually, this won't work because my password contains "@" character. The URL won't recognized the domain address and will give me this kind of error.

    Code:
    getaddrinfo(3) failed for xer111@my.domain.com:2083
    Couldn't resolve host 'xer111@my.domain.com'
    Please advise.

    Thank You.
     
  2. cPanelMichael

    cPanelMichael Technical Support Community Manager
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    Hello :)

    You can enter your own custom password to ensure that character is not used. However, it's not possible to modify the randomly generated passwords.

    Thank you.
     
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