Umlaute in password

hurtta+z1 at hurtta+z1 at
Thu Feb 25 12:39:16 GMT 1999

Robert Schratzer:
> 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.

By to way is samba doing code page conversions for passwords ?

(And are password passed as Unicode ?)

Which character set is used on unix side ?
(on telnet sessions.)

/ Kari Hurtta

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