[Samba] read (and edit?) registry files on Linux

Jelmer Vernooij jelmer at vernstok.nl
Fri May 21 22:52:37 GMT 2004


On Sat, May 22, 2004 at 12:41:53AM +0200, Mi wrote about '[Samba] read (and edit?) registry files on Linux':
> Is there a way in Linux to read Windows registry files?
See the regdiff, regpatch, gregedit, regtree and regshell utilities
included with Samba 4 or editreg included with Samba 3.

> I have only ssh access to the Linux/Samba server, and would like to be able 
> to check settings in user profiles (in their ntuser.dat files). Best would 
> be if I could even edit settings in there.

> For now, it seems the only thing I can do is scp the files to a Windows 
> machine, and manually load the hives in regedt32. Very cumbersome. I'm 
> looking for a more Linux-like solution: command-line, scriptable, etc.
In that case, either editreg or regtree/regshell should do fine.


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