Case sensitivity and NT clients
Cerri, Andre P
Andre.P.Cerri at kp.ORG
Wed Jun 3 20:30:51 GMT 1998
I'm busy setting up an NT based (v4.0.1381) MKS Source Integrity client (v7.3c) to Unix (AIX v4.2.1) server and case sensitivity is a problem. I've resolved all issues to date that are NT and Samba related, with one exception.
If I have a filename in Unix such as DAVID.DAT, NT's common dialog boxes insist on presenting me with the name David.dat. When I try and open the file by pointing and clicking (eg as part of an application) it tells me it cannot find the file, but when I type DAVID.DAT at the CDB filename prompt it works fine.
Having said that it all works fine (sometimes) from Windows Explorer - if I double click on David.dat it opens it OK, but if I try and rename it, it says that it can't find the file!!
The question is, can this filename "beautifying" (for want of a better word) be turned off in NT? Or, is there another work-around that I can't see?
BTW smb.conf settings are:
preserve case = yes
short preserve case = yes
default case = upper
case sensitive = yes
mangled case = yes
Kaiser Permanente Mid Atlantic Division
Silver Spring, MD USA
andre.p.cerri at kp.org
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