ZCM Installation with OEM Sybase fails if using special characters like "&" for password

  • 7003405
  • 31-May-2009
  • 29-Apr-2013

Environment

Novell ZENworks 10 Configuration Management with Support Pack 1 - 10.1 Installation - Server
Novell ZENworks 10 Configuration Management with Support Pack 1 - 10.1 Database

Situation

Installation of ZCM with setup.sh -c

Database is oem-sybase

Password contains any of these characters & ; , " ' @

Installation stops with error "database cannot be created"

Resolution

This is fixed in version 10.2 - see KB 7003225 "ZENworks 10 Configuration Management with SP2 (10.2)" which can be found at https://www.novell.com/support

With this fix, it is not possible to specify any of the invalid characters as part of the database password.

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