The postgresql database does not accept more than one '$' character in password while installing rhevm-reports-setup

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  • The rhevm-reports-setup failed creating rhevm-reports DB, if postgresql database password has more than one "$" character in it.
# rhevm-reports-setup 
Welcome to rhevm-reports setup utility
In order to proceed the installer must stop the JBoss service
Would you like to stop the JBoss service? (yes|no): yes
Stopping Jboss...                                     [ DONE ]
Please choose a password for the admin user (rhevm-admin): 
Warning: Weak Password.
Re-type password: 
Editing XML files...                                  [ DONE ]
Setting DB connectivity...                            [ DONE ]
Deploying Server...                                   [ ERROR ]
Failed creating server DB


  • Red Hat Enterprise Virtualization 3.0
  • PostgreSQL 8.4.9

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