Commit 48179948 authored by Eorn le goéland's avatar Eorn le goéland Committed by Agate

Update configuration.rst for unsafe characters in URLs

parent 9e68aea7
......@@ -16,7 +16,17 @@ and technical aspects of your instance, such as database credentials.
You should restart all Funkwhale processes when you change the values
on environment variables.
.. note::
Some characters are unsafe to use in configuration variables that are URLs,
such as the user and password in the database and SMTP sections.
If those variables contain such characters, they must be urlencoded, for
instance using the following command:
``python3 -c 'import urllib.parse; print(urllib.parse.quote_plus("p@ssword"))``
.. _instance-settings:
......@@ -65,6 +75,15 @@ Possible values:
- ``smtp+ssl://``: Send emails via SMTP via on port 465, using SSL encryption, authenticating as user "user" with password "password"
- ``smtp+tls://``: Send emails via SMTP via on port 587, using TLS encryption, authenticating as user "user" with password "password"
.. note::
If ``user`` or ``password`` contain special characters (eg.
```` as ``user``), be sure to urlencode them, using
for example the command:
``python3 -c 'import urllib.parse; print(urllib.parse.quote_plus(""))'``
(returns ````)
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