FHS classification of tdb files

Tim Potter tpot at samba.org
Mon Feb 4 17:40:23 GMT 2002

On Mon, Feb 04, 2002 at 01:17:00PM -0600, Steve Langasek wrote:


> brlock.tdb
> locking.tdb

These guys are opened with the TDB_CLEAR_IF_FIRST flag so aren't valid
across reboots.

> namelist.debug

Not sure whether this should be deleted - or maybe created in /tmp as it's
only a debugging file.

> printing.tdb

Holds the state of the print queues - this is more of a cache file I

> sessionid.tdb

This holds a list of currently open sessions - not valid across reboots.

> share_info.tdb

Holds persistent security descriptors for shares.  Don't delete!  (-:

> winbindd_idmap.tdb

Another persistent file.  You lose your uid/gid -> rid mappings from
winbindd if this file is deleted.


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