Bug report #21700

Encoding for User name authentication when using http(s) protocol for vector layers

Added by Dave Barter over 3 years ago.

Assignee:Larry Shaffer
Category:Authentication system
Affected QGIS version:3.6.0 Regression?:No
Operating System:OSX Easy fix?:No
Pull Request or Patch supplied:No Resolution:
Crashes QGIS or corrupts data:No Copied to github as #:29516


Many https services use email address as a user name. This cannot be used directly in QGIS as the "@" character not properly encoded when sent to the server

For example the user name "" must be entered as "dave%40phased.co.uk" to work. This is not very user friendly.

I suspect the same is true for the password field.

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