How to enter passwords with dollar sign($) in config files

asked 2016-05-10 03:34:12 -0500

I was following the Installation Guide for Ubuntu and is going crazy trying to figure out how to enter passwords containing special characters (especially the dollar sign $) in the various config files.

Double dollar signs apparently works when used in /etc/glance/glance-api.conf:

[keystone_authtoken] ... password = Pa$$$$w0rd

but it doesn't work for /etc/nova/nova.conf:

[oslo_messaging_rabbit] ... rabbit_password = Pa$$$$w0rd

Please help. Thanks in advance!

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