ODSEE11g 'insync' command fails when exclamation mark "!" included in the password

(Doc ID 2354091.1)

Last updated on FEBRUARY 01, 2018

Applies to:

Oracle Directory Server Enterprise Edition - Version 11.1.1.5.0 and later
Information in this document applies to any platform.

Symptoms

In case using 'insync' command when exclamation mark "!" included in the password, you can see it failing with below error:
Example:

#./insync -s "cn=Directory Manager:xx!xx@aa.aa.aa.aa:389" -c "cn=Directory Manager:yyyy@bb.bb.bb.bb:389"
bb.bb.bb.bb:389: no or wrong replica object found


***Note that the exclamation point ["!"] is included in password string [xx!xx].

Cause

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