Community Forum

Supported characters in password

In the past, only

. - _ ! @ $ ^

characters were supported apart from numbers and letters.

With the last service security modifications and mandatory password reset, is the above statement still valid?

Those characters are still supported. Now any character should be supported. This may cause unexpected behavior though. For example the connectd_installer script, if you put a double quote in your password, requires double escaping in order to work properly.

for example, if your new password was:


you’ll have to enter it as:


If you have any issues with this, please let me know which special characters are in your password. Send an e-mail to if you wish.