[Samba] RE: Missing files as seen by Explorer on a client (was Need help on this) **********FIXED******************

Andy Neillans andy at neillans.co.uk
Thu Aug 1 09:06:03 GMT 2002

Windows can not handle:

\ / : * ? " < > |

In any file or folder names.


> I might not have fixed it by looking at samba logs but i 
> noticed there was
> directory in user unix directory with wildcard * as folder name
> once i removed it, samba showed up all the files and directory.
> am not sure what  would * as folder name caused this behaviour
> may be samba was trying to interpret * as something else not 
> sure......
> or it was windows exlorer could not understand * and showed 
> up some but not
> alll

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