[Samba] File names with unusual characters and linux smbfs clients

TAKAHASHI Motonobu monyo at monyo.com
Fri Dec 2 20:54:59 MST 2011

From: Stephan Stachurski <ses1984 at gmail.com>
Date: Fri, 2 Dec 2011 16:32:17 -0500

> Windows clients can see the file just fine, it looks fine on the
> server, and it looks fine when browsing the directory through
> nautilus' smbclient, and the ssh/sftp client. It's only when the
> directory is mounted via smbfs or cifs that it causes problems.

Have you set iocharset (and codepage if smbfs) properly?

Both smbfs and cifs are not part of Samba, they are part of Linux

Does the same problem occur when you you access an "U+2014" filename
on Windows share via smbfs/cifs?

TAKAHASHI Motonobu <monyo at samba.gr.jp>

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