[Samba] charsets in samba3

Jeremy Allison jra at samba.org
Thu Oct 30 00:18:58 GMT 2003

On Wed, Oct 08, 2003 at 04:10:29PM +0200, Andre de Koning wrote:
> Is there any way to make samba use whatever the default charset was on samba
> 2.2.x (like 2.2.3?).
> I've just upgraded to samba 3 and just about every second file displays
> incorrectly on my windows clients and most of them refuse to open because of
> this.  THis is causing absolute chaos to the point where I (an avid windows
> hater) am starting to look at reload all the servers in question with w2k
> server.
> I've played around with "dos charset", "unix charset" and "display charset"
> but have no luck.  I have no clue what this should be set to to make this
> work like they did before with samba 2.2.3 and don't even have a clue what
> options I can choose from - nothing in the man page except one example!
> Any help, PLEASE?

Better late than never I hope.

unix charset = ISO8859-1
dos charset = CP850

would be the defaults 2.2.x used.


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