Which characters not to include in secrets?
- Don’t include $ because that is seen as a bash variable even if you wrap your string in double quotes, it only works if escaped by single quotes.
- Single and double quotes, just annoying to escape
- Exclamation mark
- Number sign #
Editors in general thinks everything after is a comment
- Equal signs
Generally okay, as they are part of base64 etc., but try to avoid it as it is generally something with equality