[Samba] Changed SID after copied secrets.tdb

Yang Xiao yxiao2004 at gmail.com
Mon Nov 15 22:08:22 GMT 2004

did you backup all of the tdb files in /var/lib/samba as well?


On Sun, 14 Nov 2004 09:00:19 -0500, Misty Stanley-Jones
<misty at borkholder.com> 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
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