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"Authentication failure" error when authenticating with TACACS+ user that has special characters in their password
Symptoms
  • "Authentication failure" error when authenticating with TACACS user that has special characters (e.g., "$"."*" sign) in their password and the "Enable TACACS+ authentication" option is enabled in Gaia Portal ('User Management' pane - 'Authentication Servers').
  • Login in Gaia Clish for the same TACACS+ user works correctly.

Solution
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