what files from $privatedir do I need to keep when upgrading from 221a to 222?

Gerald (Jerry) Carter jerry at samba.org
Tue Nov 6 17:29:02 GMT 2001

On Tue, 6 Nov 2001, Dragos wrote:

> hello everybody,
> I'm planning a quick upgrade from 2.2.1a to 2.2.2, and I want to know which
> files from $PRIVATEDIR (and others) I need to keep...
> I have it like this:
> -rw-r--r--    1 root     root           42 Jul 28 16:40 MACHINE.SID
> -rw-------    1 root     root         8192 Nov  2 12:55 secrets.tdb
> -rw-------    1 root     root        10274 Nov  2 12:56 smbpasswd
> I'm sure MACHINE.SID and smbpasswd must be kept, but what about secrets.tdb?
> also, what about the files in $LOCKDIR (/usr/local/samba/var/locks)?
> must I change them?

Actually, newer version will store the MACHINE.SID contents in the
secrets.tdb file.

cheers, jerry
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