[Samba] How do I trim messages.tdb??
rtanner at linfield.edu
Wed Nov 22 21:37:59 GMT 2006
On 11/22/2006 07:56 AM, Jeremy Allison wrote:
> On Tue, Nov 21, 2006 at 10:17:13PM -0800, Rob Tanner wrote:
>> I've got a messages.tdb file that's currently 2.5GB in size. Is there a
>> way to trim it down (and preferably keep it trimmed)? Can I simply
>> delete it or zero its length by copying /dev/null to it?
>> I'm need of an answer before I end up with a full file system.
> You can stop smbd/nmbd then just delete it. It will
> be recreated on startup. Strange that it got so large.
> What Samba version ?
I'm running version 3.0.14a-2. When I looked at the message.tdb file
strings, what I primarily saw were printer messages. One thing this
particular system does is act as a print server for some 20+ printers
that are heavily used by students.
UNIX Services Manager
Linfield College, McMinnville OR
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