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Not able to upload file to Netfolder with extended characters in the file name

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Novell Filr 1.0
Novell Filr client for iOS 1.0.0
Apple Mac OS X
Apple iOS


Using the Filr Web GUI or the iOS mobile client, files that contain an extended character fail to upload.

Error: " Invalid UNC Path"

This phenomena is observed regardless of the web browser.


This has been reported to Novell Engineering, and will the addressed in a forthcoming update for FiLR.


Reported to Engineering

Additional Information

Extended characters (extended ASCII or high ASCII) are those which are not in the standard seven-bit ASCII character set.
These are eight-bit or larger character encodings.

Simplified, in a Latin based character set, these are the letters that for instance have umlauts, accents, cedilla, ...


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  • Document ID:7012779
  • Creation Date:03-JUL-13
  • Modified Date:29-JUL-13
    • NovellFilr

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