Need help on "net ads join" fails when we have "%" in the username - 2nd Try........

Rowland Penny repenny241155 at
Mon Aug 31 16:04:19 UTC 2015

On 31/08/15 16:37, Lokeshbabu Haribabu -X (lharibab - HCL TECHNOLOGIES 
LIMITED at Cisco) wrote:
> Hi Rowland,
> Microsoft 2008 server allows you create username with % in it. I was working on bug to support special characters in domain name.
> Thanks,
> Lokesh

You can create a username with a '%' in it on a Samba 4 AD DC, that 
doesn't make it a good idea. I personally do not know anybody whose name 
contains a '%' , so why should a username contain it. Just use common 
sense and disallow anything stupid, such as '%'


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