[Samba] File name symbols

Vitaly Protsko villy at sft.ru
Wed Dec 19 11:32:27 GMT 2007


So, anybody? :(

Is it possible to make samba creating files with byte-to-byte,
not translated, names?

> I have following situation:
> 3.0.27a works perfectly, speedy NAS server in AD domain
> But we decided to make backup of a whole users file junk
> to this speedy NAS. Near all files have names in russian.
> What I see: "unix charset = UTF8" makes characters in
> file names as ":d0:c1" for one (ok, understandable), but
> "unix charset = koi8r" makes only one-byte ":ee".
> Filesystem accepts bytes, not chars from some charset in filenames.
> The problem in long file names - 3 chars instead of one!
> Many files in our archive have longer than 100-byte names.
> Why convert bytes, if they are accepted by filesystem?
> Can it be controlled from smb.conf ?


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