samba 4: a new configuration system?
idra at samba.org
Thu Jun 23 21:56:40 GMT 2005
On Thu, 2005-06-23 at 12:45 -0400, Alan DeKok wrote:
> Andrew Tridgell <tridge at osdl.org> wrote:
> > export EDITOR=emacs
> > ldbedit -H config.ldb
> > would edit the entire db in emacs.
> That's a great idea, and I wish more projects had that kind of tool.
Other projects seem to be looking at ldb with interest, you have some
> One question, though. I haven't looked, but is it possible to dump
> the ldb to a text file, and then import that text file back into the
> ldb? That would allow other scripts to root through the DB via text,
> and would also give admins a "warm and fuzzy" feeling that the DB
> could be backed up in a format humans can understand.
Yes, you can save the file you're editing, and that is a backup.
ldb uses ldif as export/import format
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