[Samba] Problem joining to a Samba PDC (Probably caused by "unix charset")

Jeremy Allison jra at samba.org
Fri May 25 10:10:37 MDT 2012

On Fri, May 25, 2012 at 12:56:50PM +0200, Ralf Aumueller wrote:
> Hello,
> trying to join a Windows 7 64-Bit PC to a Samba PDC (3.6.5) fails with message
> "Domain not found or no connection possible". After some testing I found that
> the problem was caused by the Samba-parameter "unix charset = ISO8859-1".
> When I start the nmbd with same config-file just without the "unix charset" the
> PC can join the domain (smbd runs with org. config-file. Samba runs on CentOS6
> (en_US.UTF-8)).
> Is this the expected behavior?
> (At the moment I need ISO8859-1 because the files were saved with this charset).

We think this is bug #8373


for which we have a patch currently undergoing test. With more testing it'll
be fixed in the next 3.6.x release.


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