Troubleshooting special character issues in vCenter Server 5.5
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Troubleshooting special character issues in vCenter Server 5.5

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Article ID: 336165

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Products

VMware vCenter Server

Issue/Introduction

This article provides troubleshooting instructions on how to validate and take corrective action on special character issues in vCenter Server 5.5.


Environment

VMware vCenter Server 5.5.x

Resolution

Special character issues in vCenter Server 5.5 can affect:
  • Usernames
  • Group names
  • Passwords

Choose instructions or a document link to validate the issue taking corrective action as necessary:



Additional Information

vSphere 5.5 Single Sign-On [email protected] password issues
Installing vCenter Single Sign-On 5.5 fails if the password for [email protected] contains certain special character
Installing or upgrading to vSphere 5.5 fails with the error: The execution failed due to a bug in the application
Logging in to VMware vCenter Server Appliance 5.5 Active Directory fails if group name contains parentheses