tdbbackup with bouncing/shutting down samba possible?

Jeremy Allison jra at
Fri Oct 8 14:51:48 MDT 2010

On Sat, Oct 09, 2010 at 01:58:20AM +0530, Rick Gates wrote:
> Hi,
> We are a small company, which has just started using samba.
> Recently we have faced a few issues regarding the TDBs getting corrupted.
> I have read that the only way of getting around this issue, is to regularly
> take tdbbackups.
> But, this process needs a downtime of my samba server, which we would not
> want.

tdbbackup can backup a live tdb.


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