Red Hat Bugzilla – Bug 120151
redhat-config-samba cannot use smb password containing '(''or ')'
Last modified: 2007-11-30 17:07:01 EST
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Description of problem:
redhat-config-samba cannot use the password when the samba password
contains the parentheses '(' or ')'. Not sure what any other character
will cause redhat-config-samba to fail. On the console, the following
sh: -c: line 1: syntax error near unexpected token `('
sh: -c: line 1: `/usr/bin/smbpasswd -s testuser uiui(ui'
sh: -c: line 1: syntax error near unexpected token `)'
sh: -c: line 1: `/usr/bin/smbpasswd -s testuser io)io'
Version-Release number of selected component (if applicable):
Steps to Reproduce:
1. run redhat-config-samba as root from console
2. Click on Preference -> Samba User -> select a user -> Edit
3. Change the password to something containing either '(' or ')'. Look
at the console and you'll see the output
Actual Results: Error on the console. Samba password for the user is
Expected Results: Should not generate error, as it's a valid
password. The samba password for that user should be changed
*** This bug has been marked as a duplicate of 112528 ***
Changed to 'CLOSED' state since 'RESOLVED' has been deprecated.