[Samba] tdb_oob len 1111638618 beyond eof at 8192 in secrets.tbd

Bradley W. Langhorst brad at langhorst.com
Wed May 15 20:33:03 GMT 2002

On Wed, 2002-05-15 at 19:18, David Rumohr wrote:
> Hello,
>  I don't know if this is the correct channel to ask questions about samba configuration errors so I apologize if it is not. I recently installed samba 2.2.2 on an IRIX 5.3 machine and everytime I run the command
> smbpasswd -j <DOMAIN>
> I receive the error:
> tdb(/usr/local/samba/private/secrets.tdb): tdb_oob len 1111638618 beyond eof at 8192
> Unable to write the machine account password for machine <Server NetBIOS name>  in domain <DOMAIN>.
that sounds like corrupt tdb files to me...
since your just starting out with samba it's probably 
safe to delete those files (in /var/lock or somewhere similar) and
restart samba.

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