Customers have complained about PAM escaping the forward slashes (/) on retrieving a password using external REST API calls. This escaping breaks customer's ansible scripts. Customers have requested that this be addressed.
Release : 4.1.x
Escaping of forward slash on retrieving a password breaks customers' ansible scripts
As of writing this article December 6th, 2020, Broadcom plans to address this issue introducing the escape/no-escape of the forward slash configurable in PAM on External API usage. The change will be released in an upcoming release post the PAM version 4.1.1.