[Samba] Allowed punctuation in samba filenames?

Jeremy Allison jra at samba.org
Fri Sep 14 21:11:19 GMT 2007

On Fri, Sep 14, 2007 at 09:56:56PM +0100, Matthew Studley wrote:
> hi 
> I've run into problems moving stuff from one ext3 filesystem to another
> via samba.  It seems the problem is due to some punctuation not being
> allowed in paths/filenames.
> Can anyone tell me where I can find a definitive list of allowed /
> illegal characters?

If you're using a modern Samba with a modern CIFS client
all POSIX pathnames are supported (via the UNIX extensions).


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