MACHINE.SID and tdb's
idra at samba.org
Fri May 31 07:52:04 GMT 2002
Can't remember if this tecnique would affect something else, but you may
delete secrets.tdb set the new SID in MACHINE.SID, start samba.
finding MACHINE:SID samba will think it is a first time you run it and
will "upgrade" the machine.sid file into the secret.tdb database.
On Fri, 2002-05-31 at 16:24, Mike Brodbelt wrote:
> I need to change the SID of a Samba server I have running. This used to
> be relatively straightforward - one simply shut down Samba, backed up
> the MACHINE.SID file, edited it to reflect the new SID for the machine,
> and started up again.
> However, recent versions of Samba have done away with the MACHINE.SID
> file in favour of secrets.tdb. I've looked at the tdb tools in the
> source/tdb directory shipped with Samba, but it's unobvious to me how to
> go about changing the SID. Is there a simple way to change this
> information? I've found reference to a tdbimport and tdbexport, but
> mailing list threads seem to suggest that they are imperfect. I had old
> versions (I think I got them with TNG), but they won't even open
> Any help/hints - before I go of on a wild goose chase - would be much
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