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

Günter Kukkukk linux at kukkukk.com
Thu Mar 24 21:51:58 MDT 2011

Am Donnerstag, 24. März 2011, 06:26:04 schrieb Katariya Rahul:
> Hi ,
> I have French CIFS server.
> If I try to map a share from any windows machine with non-ascii (UTF-8,
> french characters are part of password) password, it is successful.
> But If I try from linux machine, it fails.
> mount -t cifs //MACHINE/DatasetFIGS_ùÉÀÊÚÎÏŒÄÑ£₣€  /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?

can you please try by using the cifs mount option

Cheers, Günter

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