[Samba] Capital Letters - Charset problem

Andrew Bartlett abartlet at samba.org
Tue Jan 20 09:59:05 GMT 2004

On Tue, 2004-01-20 at 01:49, Alvaro Aguilera wrote:
> Hello,
> I have a strange problem with samba 3.0.1 on suse 8.1, when I mount an
> NT shared directory the accented capitals letters are not recognised.
> Everything works fine except for files having accented *capitals*.
> My smb.conf has:
> unix charset = ISO-8859-15
> display charset = ISO-8859-15
> dos charset = CP850
> unicode = No

NEVER  set 'unicode = no'. 

This is known to be buggy, as Microsoft has not had an ASCII-only server
in a long-time.  The move to unicode was one of the major reasons for
Samba 3.0, and other advances has caused MS clients to become more buggy
with this setting (I have seen a BSOD on login).

Andrew Bartlett

Andrew Bartlett                                 abartlet at pcug.org.au
Manager, Authentication Subsystems, Samba Team  abartlet at samba.org
Student Network Administrator, Hawker College   abartlet at hawkerc.net
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