CANCEL Re: [Samba] Changed SID after copied secrets.tdb

Misty Stanley-Jones misty at
Sun Nov 14 15:24:42 GMT 2004

This was my stupid mistake.  Sorry for the knee-jerk panic email!

On Sunday 14 November 2004 09:00 am, Misty Stanley-Jones wrote:
> Hi,
> I recently did a complete upgrade and reinstall of one of our Samba
> servers. No problem, I backed up all the data, the Samba configuration
> files, and the secrets.tdb.  Just compiled 3.0.8 on the new server (which
> has the same hostname), copied the smb.conf to /usr/local/samba/lib and
> copied th secrets.tdb to /usr/local/samba/private.  Started Samba, did 'net
> getlocalsid' and it reports a different SID than my old server had.  Just
> to be sure that the secrets.tdb copied correctly:
> furnsrv:/data/backup/mnt1/usr/local/samba/var/locks #
> md5sum /usr/local/samba/private/secrets.tdb
> /data/backup/mnt1/usr/local/samba/private/secrets.tdb
> 375cf198c84d026ccb9739bba4f600d5  /usr/local/samba/private/secrets.tdb
> 375cf198c84d026ccb9739bba4f600d5 
> /data/backup/mnt1/usr/local/samba/private/secrets.tdb
> So I can change the SID back to the correct one by hand but I'd rather know
> what I did wrong.  Thanks for any help!
> Misty
> --
> System Administrator
> Borkholder Corporation

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