Novell Client "Use UTF8 encoding and NCPs" setting on Windows 7
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Novell Storage Services (NSS) is required on Novell volumes for Unicode support.
With the Novell Client 2 SP1 for Windows 7, this setting is always "On" and is not configurable. The Client now always uses UTF8-enabled NCPs which will support using almost any Unicode character in the filename.
Novell Storage Services (NSS) volumes can store Unicode filenames, but Traditional File System (TFS) volumes can not.
For non-NSS volumes, file names are restricted to characters which can be represented by the Windows "Language for non-Unicode Programs" (also known as "System Locale") configured in the Region and Language control panel.
If a Windows 7 installation media was, for example, Polish, this setting should have already defaulted to a Polish code page. If a Windows 7 installation media was English or other non-Polish language, and a Polish language pack has been installed, then the non-Polish "Language for non-Unicode Programs" setting may prevent saving Polish characters to the non-NSS volume.
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- Document ID:7012448
- Creation Date:20-MAY-13
- Modified Date:20-MAY-13
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