[Samba] net rpc vampire umlauts (äöüß) problem

Björn Jacke bjacke at SerNet.DE
Mon Apr 23 16:03:40 GMT 2007

On 2007-04-11 at 22:54 +0200 Stefan Drees sent off:
> I changed the charset to UTF8, but nothing changes.
> Smbldap-usershow shows me the malformed umlauts,
> with ldapsearch i get "displayname:: Qs19dnttIFRidKxlej==".

be aware that ldap always contains utf-8 encoded names and if they are
not ASCII or contain some other special characters, then they are
base64 encoded. As your LDAP scripts don't convert the names, you have
to do that by yourself.


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