[Samba] charsets in samba3

Andre de Koning andre at vippayroll.co.za
Thu Oct 30 06:08:18 GMT 2003

Thanks a mil Jeremy - This is the first answer I recieved.  I actually had
the users rename all the affected files.
Will test now.


-----Original Message-----
From: Jeremy Allison [mailto:jra at samba.org]
Sent: 30 October 2003 02:19
To: Andre de Koning
Cc: samba at lists.samba.org
Subject: Re: [Samba] charsets in samba3

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
> 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
> this.  THis is causing absolute chaos to the point where I (an avid
> 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
> 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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