samba do not preserve case

Peter Debus pdebus at
Tue Sep 29 22:54:00 GMT 1998

Have you tried "short preserve case" ?

The default is "short preserve case = no" for file names that conform
to the 8.3 format. This will convert file names to the "default case".
See "default case" option in the smb.conf man page.

Peter Debus
School of Mathematical Computer Sciences
University of New England
Armidale NSW 

Ph: 61 (0)267 73 2412 Fax: 61 (0)267 73 3312
> I have installed samba-1.9.18p8 on Linux server. it is 
> visible in Win95 system but when i copy a file from 
> Win95 to its samba shared home directory. Samba 
> copies it successfully but do not preserve the case 
> i.e it converts name of the file  to smaller case in Linux 
> system. While when i copy files from Linux to Win95 it 
> preserves the case.
> I tried with preserve case = yes in smb.conf but not 
> succeeded
> Thanks 
> shack

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