Status of NetApp joining Samba PDC

Tim Potter tpot at
Fri Feb 22 09:38:42 GMT 2002

On Thu, Feb 21, 2002 at 09:35:31AM -0800, Tim Potter wrote:

> > I've included at the end of this e-mail the setup proces on the NetApp, the
> > log from the NetApp when trying to connect to the Samba PDC (JOHANSEN)
> > server and also included the samba log (sverdrup is the name of the NetApp).
> Can you send me (privately) a level 10 debug log?  That is, put 'debug
> level = 10' in smb.conf and restart Samba.

For anyone who is interested the problem was that Samba 2.2 doesn't
support Unicode, and the Netapp was ignoring the "use ASCII" flag that
Samba was setting and sending Unicode filenames anyway.

A workaround was to use one of the Samba 3.0 alpha releases which
supports Unicode SMBs.


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