Password with dollar sign $

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Support_Julie

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Post by Support_Julie » Wed Oct 21, 2009 1:12 pm
Q:
We were provided a user id & password by their trading partner. The
password has a dollar sign ($). We are receiving an error message that the
password is invalid.


A:
A single dollar sign in a password will denote the letters following the dollar sign as a variable. And the password will fail.
A work around is to add a second dollar sign. This will tell GoAnywhere
that it is not a variable.

For example:
If your password is T$est
Enter into GoAnywhere T$$est
Julie Rosenbaum
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smandadi

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Post by smandadi » Wed Jul 07, 2010 12:26 pm
Alternative, I tried was to Encrypt the password... That worked...
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