share names with special characters

Christopher R. Hertel crh at
Sun Oct 24 23:43:30 GMT 2004

On Sun, Oct 24, 2004 at 06:55:35PM -0400, Michael B Allen wrote:
> Bjoern JACKE said:
> > Looks like smbclient isn't really talking unicode on the wire.
> Yes, this is a limitation in smbclient. There are two types of remote
> share enumeration functions -- RAP and RPC. The RAP version does not
> support Unicode or share names longer than 12 characters. Samba supports
> the RPC version but smbclient uses the more limited RAP version. I believe
> you can successfully enumerate shares with Unicode or >12 characters using
> rpcclient though.

Or use the 'net' command:

$ net rpc share -S <system>

...where <system> is the name of the target node.

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