[Samba] CIFS mount with non-ascii (UTF8) password is not working

Helmut Hullen Hullen at t-online.de
Thu Mar 24 00:27:00 MDT 2011

Hallo, Katariya,

Du meintest am 24.03.11:

> I have French CIFS server.


> mount -t cifs //MACHINE/DatasetFIGS_ùÉ??????ÄÑ£??¬  /tmp/rahul
> -o user=ùù,password=ùù,domain=eKKDr mount error 13 = Permission
> denied Refer to the mount.cifs(8) manual page (e.g.man mount.cifs)

> Does CIFS supports non-ascii password?

Maybe it's not only a problem with the password; the path seems to be  
non-ASCII too.

And non-ASCII has many representations - not only UTF-8.

Viele Gruesse!

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