best practices: automatic backups of .tdb files with samba 3.0?
Gerald (Jerry) Carter
jerry at samba.org
Mon Nov 21 13:49:32 GMT 2005
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Gerald (Jerry) Carter wrote:
| Simo Sorce wrote:
| | On Mon, 2005-11-21 at 03:07 -0800, Steve Langasek wrote:
| |> Hi folks,
| |> Andrew Bartlett recently brought it to my attention that in Samba
| 3.0, tdbs
| |> are not journalled databases, with the consequence that a server
| |> (say, power loss) can result in tdb corruption. Since hardware
| failures are
| |> a fact of life, should we in Debian be automatically backing up the
| |> .tdbs on a regular basis? What are the best practices of other
| |> in this area?
| | I remember a post on samba lists with the list
| | of databases that should be backed up, if you can't
| | find it, please report here, and I will try
| | to give you the list.
An addendum to the original message:
eventlog/*tdb Records of Eventlog entries.
In most circumstances this is
just a cache of system logs.
perfmon/*tdb Performance Counters
The full list of tdb files that should be backed up
And of course secrets.tdb and passdb.tdb (if present).
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