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uname -s command fails with access denied when attempting to add a workload

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Environment

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Situation

When attempting to add a Linux workload the job fails with an error similar to the following:

Failed: uname -s Return-code: 2 Stdout: bash: -c: line 0: syntax error near
unexpected token `|' bash: -c: line 0: `echo q2W#e4R%t6Y& | sudo -S sh -c
"PATH=$PATH:/bin:/usr/local/bin:/usr/ccs/bin:/sbin:/usr/sbin;export PATH;uname
-s"' Stderr:

Resolution

In order to resolve this error the password of the user being utilized (root or a properly configured sudo user) must be changed so it does not end with a special character.

Additional Information

The following are special characters known to cause issues:

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  • Document ID:7013231
  • Creation Date:09-SEP-13
  • Modified Date:09-SEP-13
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