Bug 12954 - Attempting to change upper case file name to lower case from windows results in no change to file
Attempting to change upper case file name to lower case from windows results ...
Status: NEW
Product: Samba 4.1 and newer
Classification: Unclassified
Component: File services
4.5.8
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Assigned To: Samba QA Contact
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Reported: 2017-08-09 13:48 UTC by Scott Yates
Modified: 2017-08-10 19:51 UTC (History)
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Description Scott Yates 2017-08-09 13:48:27 UTC
Samba does not allow a windows box to rename a file from upper case to lower case.  I am running 4.5.8 on a Debian base, and somewhere after 4.1.17 it appears something has changed that is disallowing case change.  The freenode #samba channel suggested that it might be a regression, and directed me to file a bug.

This particular machine is not one that I am permitted to direct compile on.  I have apt access however and have updated to the latest in the stable Debian repos.

My testing has been limited to ensuring I am using the same smb.conf file that worked under 4.1.17.