Unable to Run OpenShift Commands Due to User Name Starting with a Dash

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-Aattempted to execute the following oadm command and received an error that parameter is not recognized. This is because the users name starts with - and it thinks it is a parameter rather than the name

$ oadm policy add-role-to-user cluster-admin -exampletest
Error: unknown shorthand flag: 'e' in -exampletest
  • Putting quotes around the name does not help.


  • Red Hat OpenShift Container Platform
    • 3.3

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