Mount fails when special characters are used in autofs

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  • Autofs fails to mount a filesystem with special character.
  • CIFS/NFS share can be mounted manually, but it fails when autofs is used.
  • CIFS/NFS mount fails when autofs is used.


  • Red Hat Enterprise Linux
  • Autofs
  • CIFS client
  • NFS client

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