scp usernames with # and @

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We should copy files from an appliance called "ensim". Usernames on this
appliance look like this: "" or

Neither of the above forms work with scp version OpenSSH_2.9p1 (SuSE
Linux 7.2)

Any idea what to do?

Thank You in advance

Re: scp usernames with # and @

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Upgrade to OpenSSH 3.6p1 or higher, this has been fixed.  From the

 - 2002/11/27 17:53:35
   [scp.c sftp.c ssh.c]
   allow usernames with embedded '@', e.g. scp user@vhost@realhost:file /tmp; ; ok mouring@, millert@

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