[krbdev.mit.edu #8853] cpw -pw <space-in-the-password> user

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[krbdev.mit.edu #8853] cpw -pw <space-in-the-password> user

Jeffrey Arbuckle via RT

Thu Nov 28 12:18:50 2019: Request 8853 was acted upon.
 Transaction: Ticket created by [hidden email]
       Queue: krb5
     Subject: cpw -pw <space-in-the-password> user
       Owner: Nobody
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      Status: new
 Ticket <URL: https://krbdev.mit.edu/rt/Ticket/Display.html?id=8853 >


with kadmin.local I want to change the password using cpw -pw.  This seems impossible when the password contains space
as I do not find way to escape the space.  In particular

cpw -pw A\ B  user
cpw -pw A B  user
cpw -pw 'A B' user

is not accepted.

Kind regards
  Dilyan Palauzov

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