In IT there are big things and there are small things. Some small things can be pretty annoying and they seem to stay here forever. One of these annoying little things is difference between restrictions for file names in Windows versus unix/linux (others are for instance legacy character encodings, http proxy support, these things has teased me many times in past). Have you ever seen strange file name like W3NEM5~I on shared disc instead of meaningful file name, that you expected? If so and you’re interested what’s going on continue reading. Continue reading What Is This Weird File Name in My Samba Share?