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  1. #1

    Samba - Asterix in filenames?

    can i use * in filenames in samba?
    a customer is using osx and he seems mad keen on them (think his customers force it on him too)
    i can create a file called test*ing on the xfs filesystem, but he can't via samba.
    ive seen
    mangle filenames = true
    will that do the trick, or is more needed?

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    Not sure if it is possible; I just tried creating a folder with an * in the name from a Windows box and received an error. Sorry, but I cannot replicate your situation - we don't use Mac. Our Samba servers run Ubuntu 6.06 with the latest Samba packages, if that helps.

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    windows does not allow * in filenames, i cant see why you would need to, but mac allows them. tedious, but hes giving me some grief.

    hope someone has a definitive answer


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