Password with special characters in cifs credential file
fabrizio.work at gmail.com
Tue Jul 26 08:06:37 UTC 2011
I have a password with some special characters (ASCII) like pipe(|) and hash(#).
Using the command line and enclosing password with "" mounting works
correctly (... username=xxx,password="yyy" ...).
If I use a credential file (for security reason of course) the mount
fails with an error 13 (Permission denied).
I've tried with octal representation, but I get the same error.
I refuse some workarounds like using a PASSWD env variable or writing
the password in the fstab file.
There is a reported bug for samba
(https://bugzilla.samba.org/show_bug.cgi?id=7386) but it concerns non
Can you help me (I'm using Ubuntu Natty, 11.04)?
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