How to add a new user with '/' in the user name

Ameya Kulkarni asked on September 26, 2017 17:36

I want to add new users with corp/user name. But it gives me an error saying '/' not allowed in user name. What setting can I use to enable this ?

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Rui Wang answered on September 26, 2017 18:31

You can add this key into web.config <add key="CMSUserValidationRegEx" value="([A-Za-z0-9-]+)" />

and change the RegEx to include \ or set it to a xx\yy

more detail here:

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Ameya Kulkarni answered on September 27, 2017 15:52 (last edited on September 27, 2017 15:53)

Thanks for your answer. I found that you can also add this key which will do the same.

<add key="CMSEnsureSafeUserNames" value="false" />

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