[Samba] Question about case sensitive setting

Ralph Boehme slow at samba.org
Fri Sep 15 09:24:04 UTC 2023

On 9/15/23 09:47, Andrea Cucciarre via samba wrote:
> in the following wiki link:
> https://wiki.samba.org/index.php/Performance_Tuning
> it states that if I set the following in smb.conf
> case sensitive = true
> default case = lower
> preserve case = no
> short preserve case = no
> then " Files using uppercase or both uppercase and lowercase are no longer
> listed on the share."

I guess is not just not 100% accurate wording for the problems that can 
arise from mixed case with this setting.

While you will be able to list them, you will *badly* confuse the 
Windows client and you won't be able to consistently access both files.


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