how can i set my LDB that support UTF-8

Angelos Oikonomopoulos angelos.oikonomopoulos at
Mon Nov 29 01:38:45 MST 2010

On 11/27/2010 11:30 AM, Andrew Bartlett wrote:
> As to backing up your Samba database, take a copy of all the files in
> private, including in particular the sam.ldb.d directory and sam.ldb.
> You can export it to LDIF using ldbsearch, including the passwords with
> ldbsearch, but you must specify these additional attributes:
> 	currentValue
> 	dBCSPwd
> 	initialAuthIncoming
> 	initialAuthOutgoing
> 	lmPwdHistory
> 	ntPwdHistory
> 	priorValue
> 	supplementalCredentials
> 	trustAuthIncoming
> 	trustAuthOutgoing
> 	unicodePwd
> (that's the attributes that passwords and other secret things are in).

This is the first time I've seen the procedure for backing up samba4 
described somewhere :-). Does the restore procedure involve just 
untarring private/ and using ldbadd with the saved LDIF?


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