Oracle Big Data Appliance Mammoth V2.1.1 Software Install Fails at Step 1 with: "ERROR: illegal character in password for ODI_PWD" (Doc ID 1559218.1)

Last updated on MARCH 23, 2014

Applies to:

Big Data Appliance Integrated Software - Version 2.1.1 to 2.1.1 [Release 2.1]
Linux x86-64

Symptoms

The Oracle Big Data Appliance Mammoth V2.1.1 fails at Step 1 with an error indicating an illegal character in the ODI password.

The error looks similar to:

ERROR: illegal character in password for ODI_PWD

 

Changes

This may be seen when performing the Mammoth V2.1.1 Software Install on Oracle Big Data Appliance.

Cause

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