[Samba] secret.tdb is bad (fixed)

John H Terpstra jht at samba.org
Thu May 29 15:58:47 GMT 2003

On Fri, 30 May 2003, ipguy wrote:

> if anyone is having problems with a bad secret.tdb file this is what i did to fix the it
> --
>     start smbd, nmdb, join PDC, start winbind, restart smbd/nmdb/winbind
> --
> i think a restart of the daemons is needed, it worked for me after pull my hair out for days...

A better method is to run the samba utility 'tdbbackup' as part of the
process of shutting samba down, or just before starting smbd.

Please refer to the man page for tdbbackup.

- John T.
John H Terpstra
Email: jht at samba.org

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