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Re: [Samba] Setting 'unix charset' kills the samba share




On Mon, 14 Jan 2019 14:47:36 -0500
Gilbert Soucy via samba <samba@xxxxxxxxxxxxxxx> wrote:

> Hello,
> 
> When I define
> 
> 
> *unix charset = ISO-8859-1*
> 
> in *smb.conf*, it does not work. When I comment it, the share works
> fine. However, we need to define the charset...
> 
> When unix charset is
> 
> 
> Here is the global section of smb.conf
> 
> [global]
> 
>   workgroup = COMPANY
>   realm = COMPANY.COM
>   security = ADS
> 
> 
>    winbind use default domain = true
>    winbind offline logon = true
> 
>    idmap config * : backend = tdb
>    idmap config * : range = 0-499
>    idmap config COMPANY:backend = ad
>    idmap config COMPANY:schema_mode = rfc2307
>    idmap config COMPANY:range = 500-20000
>    idmap config COMPANY:unix_nss_info = yes
> 
>    encrypt passwords = yes
> 
>    template shell = /bin/bash
>    template homedir = /home/%U
> 
>    log level = 5
>    log file = /var/log/samba/log.%m
>    strict locking = no
>    unix extensions = no
>    dos charset = cp850
> 
>    # need to comment out this to get it to wrok
> 
>    unix charset = ISO-8859-1
> 
> 
> We are running smbd 4.8.3. Previously, we had  4.2.3 and  this
> 
>      unix charset = ISO8859-1
> 
> was ok.   I found this posting  :
> https://www.ibm.com/developerworks/community/forums/html/topic?id=bcba0bd5-2b44-454a-8d56-fea725b3974e
> 
> saying that we should use:
> 
>      unix charset = ISO-8859-1
> 
>  but it does not work for us.
> 
> Any idea ?
> 
> Thanks
> 
> Gilbert

What OS is this on ?
Is there anything in the logs ?

Rowland

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