Bug 11479 - net ads join fails when we have "%" in the AD username
net ads join fails when we have "%" in the AD username
Status: NEW
Product: Samba 4.0
Classification: Unclassified
Component: Winbind
All Linux
: P5 normal
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Assigned To: Samba QA Contact
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Reported: 2015-09-01 05:53 UTC by lokeshbabu
Modified: 2015-09-01 07:25 UTC (History)
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Description lokeshbabu 2015-09-01 05:53:43 UTC
We are unable to join the domain and create computer account when AD username contains % in it like "test%user".

I believe the issue could be that we use “%” as the delimiter between username and password

net ads join -s XYZ.conf -U “test%user”%”password” createcomputer= XXXXXXXX hostnames=XXXXXXX

Jeremy Allison <jra@samba.org> has confirmed it is an issue. So i am filling this bug

This issue is seen in samba 3.xxx versions too

I not sure of the component, i have created it under winbindd, Please change it if required.