[Samba] roaming profile, w2k and chjaracter sets - PLEASE HELP
abartlet at samba.org
Wed Oct 1 08:33:22 GMT 2003
On Wed, 2003-10-01 at 18:24, Hendrik wrote:
> Within Samba 3.0 it doesn't support charsets like in Samba 2.x.x.
> Try this in your smb.conf GLOBAL:
> unix charset = CP850
Long-term, consider migrating to UTF8 on the server. This basicly
involves renaming every file, using iconv for the conversion.
I think such a script has been posted to the list in the past.
> Perhaps this too:
> unicode = Yes
That is a default.
> I think this should help.
> On Wed, 1 Oct 2003, Andre de Koning wrote:
> > I've been running verious version of samba 2.2.x up to last night.
> > I now converted all my server so 3.0 with ldapsam.
> > All my w2k roaming profiles now refuse to load, complaining about not being
> > able to load various files in the profile dir containing special chars.
> > Things like Sendto\3>> floppy... or 3?floppy or 3||!!|floppy is displayed
> > where it should be 3<ascii character for half>floppy.
> > On my linux boxes it also displays it differently on different boxes in
> > variuos locations.
> > I obviously need to use the same char set for linux/samba/w2k - does anybody
> > know what this should be set to and how you set it? What has changes
> > between 2.2.x (eg. 2.2.5) and 3.0?
> > I have the problem that about 500 users can't log in today and only get
> > temporary profiles. If anybody is even able to help me at a fee I'm
> > prepared to pay!
> > thanks in advance,
> > Andr de Koning
> > IT Manager
> > Softline VIP Payroll
> > Tel: +27 12 420 7000
> > andre at vippayroll.co.za
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Andrew Bartlett abartlet at pcug.org.au
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