Bug 2473 - password containing exclamation does not work
Summary: password containing exclamation does not work
Alias: None
Product: Samba 3.0
Classification: Unclassified
Component: smbclient (show other bugs)
Version: 3.0.10
Hardware: x86 Linux
: P3 normal
Target Milestone: none
Assignee: Samba Bugzilla Account
QA Contact: Samba QA Contact
Depends on:
Reported: 2005-03-17 00:01 UTC by Daniel
Modified: 2005-03-17 07:46 UTC (History)
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Description Daniel 2005-03-17 00:01:43 UTC
Seems that bash interprets exclamation points as syntax, not as part of the
password. So I can't use samba unless I change the password and remove "!" from it.
Comment 1 Gerald (Jerry) Carter (dead mail address) 2005-03-17 07:46:18 UTC
This is a bash issue, not a Samba bug.

$ smbclient //localhost/public -U 'jerry%test!'
Domain=[FARSCAPE] OS=[Unix] Server=[Samba 3.1.2pre1-SVN-build-5829]
smb: \>