Difference between revisions of "TDB Locations"

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!TDB File            || API      || Location|| Info               || Description
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!TDB File            || API      || Location|| Info               || Description
 
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|account_policy.tdb  || dbwrap  || state  ||                    ||
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|account_policy.tdb  || dbwrap  || state  ||                    || Samba/NT account policy settings, includes password expiration settings.
 
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|autorid.tdb          || dbwrap  || state  ||       ||
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|autorid.tdb          || dbwrap  || state  ||                     ||  
 
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|brlock.tdb          || dbwrap  || lock    ||       ||
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|brlock.tdb          || dbwrap  || lock    ||                     || Byte-range locking information.
 
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|connections.tdb      || dbwrap  || lock    || TDB_CLEAR_IF_FIRST       ||
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|connections.tdb      || dbwrap  || lock    || TDB_CLEAR_IF_FIRST || A temporary cache for current connection information used to enforce max connections.
 
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|eventlog/*.tdb      || tdb      || state  ||       ||
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|eventlog/*.tdb      || tdb      || state  ||                     || Records of eventlog entries. In most circumstances this is just a cache of system logs.
 
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|g_lock.tdb          || dbwrap  || lock    || TDB_CLEAR_IF_FIRST       ||
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|g_lock.tdb          || dbwrap  || lock    || TDB_CLEAR_IF_FIRST ||
 
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|gencache.tdb        || tdb      || lock    || TDB_CLEAR_IF_FIRST*       ||
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|gencache.tdb        || tdb      || lock    || TDB_CLEAR_IF_FIRST* || Generic caching database for dead WINS servers and trusted domain data.
 
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|gencache_notrans.tdb || tdb      || lock    || TDB_CLEAR_IF_FIRST*       ||
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|gencache_notrans.tdb || tdb      || lock    || TDB_CLEAR_IF_FIRST* ||
 
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|group_mapping.tdb    || dbwrap  || state  ||       ||
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|group_mapping.tdb    || dbwrap  || state  ||                     || Mapping table from Windows groups/SID to UNIX groups.
 
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|idmap2.tdb          || dbwrap  || private ||        ||
 
|idmap2.tdb          || dbwrap  || private ||        ||
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|locking.tdb          || dbwrap  || lock    || TDB_CLEAR_IF_FIRST      ||
 
|locking.tdb          || dbwrap  || lock    || TDB_CLEAR_IF_FIRST      ||
 
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|login_cache.tdb      || tdb      || cache  ||        ||
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|login_cache.tdb      || tdb      || cache  ||        || A temporary cache for login information, in particular bad password attempts.
 
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|messages.tdb        || tdb_wrap || lock    || TDB_CLEAR_IF_FIRST      ||
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|messages.tdb        || tdb_wrap || lock    || TDB_CLEAR_IF_FIRST      || Temporary storage of messages being processed by smbd.
 
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|mutex.tdb            || tdb_wrap || lock    ||        ||
 
|mutex.tdb            || tdb_wrap || lock    ||        ||
 
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|netsamlogon_cache.tdb|| tdb      || cache  || TDB_CLEAR_IF_FIRST*      ||
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|netsamlogon_cache.tdb|| tdb      || cache  || TDB_CLEAR_IF_FIRST*      || Caches user net_info_3 structure data from net_samlogon requests (as a domain member).
 
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|notify.tdb          || tdb_wrap || lock    || TDB_CLEAR_IF_FIRST      ||
 
|notify.tdb          || tdb_wrap || lock    || TDB_CLEAR_IF_FIRST      ||
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|notify_onelevel.tdb  || dbwrap  || lock    || TDB_CLEAR_IF_FIRST      ||
 
|notify_onelevel.tdb  || dbwrap  || lock    || TDB_CLEAR_IF_FIRST      ||
 
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|ntdrivers.tdb        || tdb      || state  || removed in 3.6      ||
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|ntdrivers.tdb        || tdb      || state  || removed in 3.6      || Stores per-printer installed driver information.
 
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|ntforms.tdb          || tdb      || state  || removed in 3.6      ||
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|ntforms.tdb          || tdb      || state  || removed in 3.6      || Stores per-printer installed forms information.
 
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|ntprinters.tdb      || tdb      || state  || removed in 3.6      ||
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|ntprinters.tdb      || tdb      || state  || removed in 3.6      || Stores the per-printer devmode configuration settings.
 
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|passdb.tdb          || dbwrap  || private ||      ||
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|passdb.tdb          || dbwrap  || private ||      || Exists only when the tdbsam passwd backend is used. This file stores the SambaSAMAccount information. Note: This file requires that user POSIX account information is available from either the /etc/passwd file, or from an alternative system source.
 
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|perfmon/data.tdb    || tdb      || state  ||        ||
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|perfmon/data.tdb    || tdb      || state  ||        || Performance counter information.
 
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|perfmon/names.tdb    || tdb      || state  ||        ||
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|perfmon/names.tdb    || tdb      || state  ||        || Performance counter information.
 
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|printer_list.tdb    || dbwrap  || lock    || TDB_CLEAR_IF_FIRST      ||
 
|printer_list.tdb    || dbwrap  || lock    || TDB_CLEAR_IF_FIRST      ||
 
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|printing/*.tdb      || tdb      || cache  ||        ||
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|printing/*.tdb      || tdb      || cache  ||        || Cached output from lpq command created on a per-print-service basis.
 
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|registry.tdb        || dbwrap  || state  ||        ||
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|registry.tdb        || dbwrap  || state  ||        || Read-only Samba database of a Windows registry skeleton that provides support for exporting various database tables via the winreg RPCs.
 
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|schannel_store.tdb  || tdb_wrap || private || TDB_CLEAR_IF_FIRST      ||
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|schannel_store.tdb  || tdb_wrap || private || TDB_CLEAR_IF_FIRST      || A confidential file, stored in the PRIVATE_DIR, containing crytographic connection information so that clients that have temporarily disconnected can reconnect without needing to renegotiate the connection setup process.
 
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|secrets.tdb          || dbwrap  || private ||        ||
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|secrets.tdb          || dbwrap  || private ||        || This file stores the Workgroup/Domain/Machine SID, the LDAP directory update password, and a further collection of critical environmental data that is necessary for Samba to operate correctly. This file contains very sensitive information that must be protected. It is stored in the PRIVATE_DIR directory.
 
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|serverid.tdb        || tdb_wrap || lock    || TDB_CLEAR_IF_FIRST      ||
 
|serverid.tdb        || tdb_wrap || lock    || TDB_CLEAR_IF_FIRST      ||
 
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|sessionid.tdb        || dbwrap  || lock    || TDB_CLEAR_IF_FIRST      ||
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|sessionid.tdb        || dbwrap  || lock    || TDB_CLEAR_IF_FIRST      || Temporary cache for miscellaneous session information and for utmp handling.
 
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|share_info.tdb      || dbwrap  || state  ||        ||
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|share_info.tdb      || dbwrap  || state  ||        || Stores per-share ACL information.
 
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|winbindd_cache.tdb  || tdb      || cache  || TDB_CLEAR_IF_FIRST*      ||
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|winbindd_cache.tdb  || tdb      || cache  || TDB_CLEAR_IF_FIRST*      || Cache of Identity information received from an NT4 domain or from ADS. Includes user lists, etc.
 
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|winbindd_idmap.tdb  || tdb      || state  ||        ||
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|winbindd_idmap.tdb  || tdb      || state  ||        || Winbindd's local IDMAP database.
 
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|wins.tdb            || tdb      || state  || TDB_CLEAR_IF_FIRST      ||
 
|wins.tdb            || tdb      || state  || TDB_CLEAR_IF_FIRST      ||

Revision as of 11:49, 4 February 2011

List of Samba3 TDB files and their locations.

TDB File API Location Info Description
account_policy.tdb dbwrap state Samba/NT account policy settings, includes password expiration settings.
autorid.tdb dbwrap state
brlock.tdb dbwrap lock Byte-range locking information.
connections.tdb dbwrap lock TDB_CLEAR_IF_FIRST A temporary cache for current connection information used to enforce max connections.
eventlog/*.tdb tdb state Records of eventlog entries. In most circumstances this is just a cache of system logs.
g_lock.tdb dbwrap lock TDB_CLEAR_IF_FIRST
gencache.tdb tdb lock TDB_CLEAR_IF_FIRST* Generic caching database for dead WINS servers and trusted domain data.
gencache_notrans.tdb tdb lock TDB_CLEAR_IF_FIRST*
group_mapping.tdb dbwrap state Mapping table from Windows groups/SID to UNIX groups.
idmap2.tdb dbwrap private
locking.tdb dbwrap lock TDB_CLEAR_IF_FIRST
login_cache.tdb tdb cache A temporary cache for login information, in particular bad password attempts.
messages.tdb tdb_wrap lock TDB_CLEAR_IF_FIRST Temporary storage of messages being processed by smbd.
mutex.tdb tdb_wrap lock
netsamlogon_cache.tdb tdb cache TDB_CLEAR_IF_FIRST* Caches user net_info_3 structure data from net_samlogon requests (as a domain member).
notify.tdb tdb_wrap lock TDB_CLEAR_IF_FIRST
notify_onelevel.tdb dbwrap lock TDB_CLEAR_IF_FIRST
ntdrivers.tdb tdb state removed in 3.6 Stores per-printer installed driver information.
ntforms.tdb tdb state removed in 3.6 Stores per-printer installed forms information.
ntprinters.tdb tdb state removed in 3.6 Stores the per-printer devmode configuration settings.
passdb.tdb dbwrap private Exists only when the tdbsam passwd backend is used. This file stores the SambaSAMAccount information. Note: This file requires that user POSIX account information is available from either the /etc/passwd file, or from an alternative system source.
perfmon/data.tdb tdb state Performance counter information.
perfmon/names.tdb tdb state Performance counter information.
printer_list.tdb dbwrap lock TDB_CLEAR_IF_FIRST
printing/*.tdb tdb cache Cached output from lpq command created on a per-print-service basis.
registry.tdb dbwrap state Read-only Samba database of a Windows registry skeleton that provides support for exporting various database tables via the winreg RPCs.
schannel_store.tdb tdb_wrap private TDB_CLEAR_IF_FIRST A confidential file, stored in the PRIVATE_DIR, containing crytographic connection information so that clients that have temporarily disconnected can reconnect without needing to renegotiate the connection setup process.
secrets.tdb dbwrap private This file stores the Workgroup/Domain/Machine SID, the LDAP directory update password, and a further collection of critical environmental data that is necessary for Samba to operate correctly. This file contains very sensitive information that must be protected. It is stored in the PRIVATE_DIR directory.
serverid.tdb tdb_wrap lock TDB_CLEAR_IF_FIRST
sessionid.tdb dbwrap lock TDB_CLEAR_IF_FIRST Temporary cache for miscellaneous session information and for utmp handling.
share_info.tdb dbwrap state Stores per-share ACL information.
winbindd_cache.tdb tdb cache TDB_CLEAR_IF_FIRST* Cache of Identity information received from an NT4 domain or from ADS. Includes user lists, etc.
winbindd_idmap.tdb tdb state Winbindd's local IDMAP database.
wins.tdb tdb state TDB_CLEAR_IF_FIRST
xattr.tdb dbwrap state
torture.tdb tdb torture Test TDB
test.tdb tdb_wrap torture Test TDB
transtest.tdb dbwrap torture Test TDB


TDB_CLEAR_IF_FIRST means that Samba clears the TDB on each first open (for example after a reboot).
* will be only cleaned if file is corrupt