In ArcGIS for Server 10.2.2, publishing an image service fails when the Description field in the Item Description (Service Editor) contains a string starts with brackets ().
Last Published: December 10, 2015ArcGIS for Server
Bug ID Number
July 1, 2015
July 28, 2020
ArcGIS for Server
This issue was not reproducible when tested by the development team. Issues may be given this status when they cannot be reproduced or are no longer relevant in a development version of the software, but a specific fix was not installed to address the issue. The issue's Additional Information section may contain further explanation.
The issue is not reproducible in newer versions (10.3/10.3.1) and latest development version 10.4. Suggest to upgrade to a newer version as you can take advantage of other new features too, or use alternative service description to workaround the issue.