Exachk Will Not Accept Special Character In Password (Doc ID 1360278.1)

Last updated on MAY 24, 2012

Applies to:

Oracle Exadata Storage Server Software - Version 11.2.1.2.0 and later
Oracle Exadata Hardware - Version 11.2.0.1 and later
Information in this document applies to any platform.

Symptoms

Exachk run against server with special characters in the root password fails with:

Enter root password for STORAGE SERVER :- can't read "password without special char": no such variable
while executing
"send -- "correct password\n""

Cause

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