When you create a new object using the administrative console or a wsadmin command, you often must specify a string for a name attribute. Most characters are allowed in the name string. However, the name string cannot contain the following characters. The name string also cannot contain leading and trailing spaces.
/ forward slash \ backslash * asterisk , comma : colon ; semi-colon = equal sign + plus sign ? question mark | vertical bar < left angle bracket > right angle bracket & ampersand (and sign) % percent sign ' single quote mark " double quote mark ]]> No specific name exists for this character combination. . period (not valid if first character; valid if a later character) # Hash mark $ Dollar sign