Umlaute in password

Robert Schratzer rs at
Wed Feb 24 07:20:38 GMT 1999

Just noticed that Umlaute (e.g. ä, ü ß etc.) in a password cause the
attach to from a Win95 client to a samba server to fail.
Is this a (known) bug or a feature which can be switched off? By what?

Running Samba 2.0.0 and Win95 using unencrypted passwords.

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