[Samba] Filename problem (filenames containing slashes aka. \ and /)

rruegner robert at ruegner.org
Tue Sep 21 13:50:01 GMT 2004

Hi Mark,
as far i know,
\ / are interpreted as path signs, i am not clear why any software 
should interpret this in another way.
using special signs as filenames are a bug in user brain not in the 
software of fileservers, whatever you use

Mark C. Casey schrieb:
> I'm currently in the process of creating a fileserver so some mac guys at the company I work at can save files as a backup medium. (long story short i'm creating a fileserver running samba 3 with 1TB of storage)
> However, a lot of the files that they want backed up contain characters that samba refuses to accept (when I try transferring a file to the samba share with say the filename as "test \ test / test" the mac reports that it cannot transfer the file.
> I've been told there is a way to use UTF8 with Samba 3 so it can accept these, how can I do this?
> Mark

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