[Samba] Fwd: net rpc lookup from group names that start with "-"
infractory at gmail.com
Wed Sep 30 10:00:43 UTC 2015
Perhaps the double dashes could help you, it's often used to tell the
command that there is no more switches (as -S, -U...) following these "--":
# net rpc -U "administrator%<server password>" -S <my windows server IP>
group members *--* "- dash group"
2015-09-29 2:15 GMT+02:00 Webfilter Dev <webfilter.dev at gmail.com>:
> So, I have been trying to find a way to be able to use "net rpc" to grab a
> group/user where the name(windows 2000 name) itself starts with
> dash/hyphen. When i try to list the group or find the user, i get prompted
> informing me that the option is not valid, and then it gives me options of
> how to get help on how to use it. The command i run is this:
> # net rpc -U "administrator%<server password>" -S <my windows server IP>
> group members "- dash group"
> From the looks of it, it seems that "net" cannot recognize any group or
> username that begins with dash/hyphen. However, if the dash is not at the
> beginning, then I am able to successfully lookup the group.
> Can someone please help to tell me how to escape the "-" at the beginning
> of a group/user name so that i can do a look up?
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