TFS Installer fails if you use a account that starts with a dash - by Gotsboost

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ID 771636 Comments
Status Closed Workarounds
Type Bug Repros 0
Opened 11/19/2012 11:38:27 AM
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If you give a SP Farm account that starts with - the installer fails. Our "service" accounts are prefixed with -svc-, so when we used an account like -svc-SPFarm and tried to install it failed. It looks like the argument is not surrounded by quotes so stsadm thinks the account is a command line switch.
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Posted by Microsoft on 4/29/2014 at 12:31 PM
Thank you for reporting this issue. This issue has been fixed in Visual Studio 2013. You can install a trial version of Visual Studio 2013 with the fix from:
Posted by Microsoft on 11/22/2012 at 12:15 AM
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Posted by Gotsboost on 11/19/2012 at 7:16 PM
A video??? What is a video going to do for you? Follow the "Steps to reproduce" and you will find the error...
Posted by Microsoft on 11/19/2012 at 6:39 PM
Thank you for submitting feedback on Visual Studio and .NET Framework. In order to efficiently investigate and reproduce this issue, we are requesting a video. Please submit this information to us within 3 business days. We look forward to hearing from you with this information.
Posted by Microsoft on 11/19/2012 at 11:52 AM
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