Complex password not usable?

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Tantamount
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Complex password not usable?

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Hi, I recently updated the passwords on some of my cameras using a password manager that makes nice and complex strings, however when I attempt to use it in zm (rtmp://username:password@ip.address), I'm being told I need to url encode because the path is invalid.

However urlencoding the passwords result in "authorization failed" log entries.

I can work around this by using passwords without special characters, but was curious about this situation? I'm using CyberChef's URLENCODE function with special characters checked (https://gchq.github.io/CyberChef/)
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Re: Complex password not usable?

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You have to uri-encode it, otherwise known as % escaping. weird characters are not valid in a url
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