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Samba stores its data in TDB files. TDB stands for "Tiny database" and was first introduced in Samba 3.0 as a way to store information quickly and effectively.
 
Samba stores its data in TDB files. TDB stands for "Tiny database" and was first introduced in Samba 3.0 as a way to store information quickly and effectively.
 
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TDB files normally are stored in 2 locations: /var/lock (your private directory where you smbpasswd is stored).
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TDB files normally are stored in 2 locations:<br>
 
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1. /var/lock <br>
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2. (your private directory where you smbpasswd is stored).
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They sometimes break and the only way to fix them is to stop samba, move them into a suspect folder, and restart samba. Samba will recreate the files. There are 2 tools available but they only let you see what is inside the database or back the database up
 
They sometimes break and the only way to fix them is to stop samba, move them into a suspect folder, and restart samba. Samba will recreate the files. There are 2 tools available but they only let you see what is inside the database or back the database up

Revision as of 00:45, 14 December 2006

Samba stores its data in TDB files. TDB stands for "Tiny database" and was first introduced in Samba 3.0 as a way to store information quickly and effectively.
TDB files normally are stored in 2 locations:
1. /var/lock
2. (your private directory where you smbpasswd is stored).
They sometimes break and the only way to fix them is to stop samba, move them into a suspect folder, and restart samba. Samba will recreate the files. There are 2 tools available but they only let you see what is inside the database or back the database up