Problem with National Characters

Mats olsson mace2442 at
Mon Jan 28 03:25:05 GMT 2002

The Swat problem is gone it vas a typo in the inetd.conf file. Sorry for 


>From: Andrew Bartlett <abartlet at>
>To: Mats olsson <mace2442 at>
>CC: samba-technical at
>Subject: Re: Problem with National Characters
>Date: Mon, 28 Jan 2002 09:28:29 +1100
>Mats olsson wrote:
> >
> > Hi Everyone
> >
> > I am trying to migrate an old samba 2.07 to 3.0 and i got almost 
> > runing smothly exept that I can't get swat to work. It starts and it 
> > on port 901 but i can't connect so i decided to do without swat and used 
> > old smb-conf file instead. BIG Misstake.
>Can't connect?  Can you be a bit more specific?
> > Now i can't get the Swedish National Characters "åäö" to work they gets
> > replaced by "vde" both then i wiev the filenames with Samba or in a 
> > If i restart the old  2.07 it's alright.
> >
> > I Belive this to be a config error on my part... I've included the 
> > Could anyone please point out my misstake ?
>Firstly, can you check your configure output, and confirm that your
>system correctly detected 'iconv'?.  Samba now uses this to convert
>national characters from their Unix representation (normally UTF8) to
>Unicode on the wire.  I don't think the 'client code page' is used any
>Andrew Bartlett
>Andrew Bartlett                                 abartlet at
>Manager, Authentication Subsystems, Samba Team  abartlet at
>Student Network Administrator, Hawker College   abartlet at

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