TDB corruption with Samba 2.2.3a

Martin Apel apel at
Wed Mar 13 22:59:02 GMT 2002

On Wed, 13 Mar 2002, Jeremy Allison wrote:

> On Wed, Mar 13, 2002 at 05:25:13AM -0500, ZINKEVICIUS,MATT (HP-Loveland,ex1) wrote:
> > We are also experiencing the TDB corruptions, as reported in the samba log
> > files. At first there didn't seem to be an consequence, but we are now
> > beginning to see user's not being able to login to the machine. As a
> > workaround we have been just deleting the secrets.tdb file, restarting
> > samba, and rejoining the domain.
> >
> > Our server if very similar to Martin's (Samba 2.2.3a + Linux 2.4.17 + XFS).
> > I'll post more details soon.
> Can you try using the tdbbackup utility periodically
> to determine when the corruption may be occurring ?

I assume you mean the tdbdump utility found in the tdb directory?
I put it into my crontab, so it runs every five minutes.


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