[Samba] upgrading print server from 2.2.8a to 3.0.8

Scott McCallum mccallum at wi.mit.edu
Tue Nov 23 14:02:15 GMT 2004

Hello.  I'm having a bit of trouble with my upgrade.  I installed 3.0.8
over a copy of the 2.2.8a directory, and when I went to start it up, got
errors about accessing the secrets.tdb.  I was able to use tdbdump to
access it and created one in the new format using tdbtool, but then it's
also unable to access other old-format tdb files, most notably ntdrivers
and ntprinters.  The only reference I can find to dealing with tdb files
during an upgrade is that samba3 will automatically upgrade old format
tdb files as it needs them, but that doesn't appear to be happenning for
me.  I'm hoping to avoid having to reinstall all the drivers and
reassociate them with the printers.  Is there a tool around to upgrade
tdb file formats?  Am I starting with too old of a version?  

I can't start up 3.0.8 right now because the machine is in production
with 2.2.8a, but I can tinker with it tomorrow morning to get some log
entries if anyone needs to see them.

Thanks for any advice you can give!

Scott McCallum
Sr. Unix Administrator
Whitehead Institute (http://wi.mit.edu/)
s k m @ w i . m i t . e d u
ext 85120
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