semi-colon [;] used in password during net join resulted in failure of net join

Adarsha S s.adarsha at
Mon Jun 30 00:01:39 MDT 2014

Hi All,

While doing net join with password having semi-colon was giving error as
shown below:

/root # /usr/bin/net join -U winson%symbol;123 -s
cannot join as standalone machine
/bin/sh: 123: not found

I would like to know if semi colon is allowed in user credential password?


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