Status of NetApp joining Samba PDC

Jeremy Allison jra at
Fri Feb 22 17:51:02 GMT 2002

On Fri, Feb 22, 2002 at 09:28:59AM -0800, Tim Potter wrote:
> 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.

Yeah, it doesn't help anyone who is using the 2.2.x releases
though. It's definately a NetApp bug, you should bug them to
fix it.


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