[Samba] How to repair corrupt ntprinters.tdb?
Volker.Lendecke at SerNet.DE
Thu Dec 6 10:44:23 GMT 2007
On Thu, Dec 06, 2007 at 11:17:09AM +0100, Christoph Peus wrote:
> we are using samba 3.0.24 as a printspooler for 80 network printers with
> a 500kB ntprinters.tdb for some years now. When we recently restarted
> samba we noticed that the ntprinters.tdb automatically shrinked to 24kB
> and printing was no longer possible.
> tdbdump of the original tdb-file is impossible too:
> "Failed to open ntprinters.tdb"
> The strange thing about this: we can solve the problem temporarily if we
> copy the original 500kB tdb over the shrinked version while samba is
> already running! So samba seems to accept the tdb-files contents if it
> has been started with a clean tdb-file.
> Is there something like a tdb repair-tool? I would be lucky to find a
> way of getting all the settings out of this somehow corrupt tdb instead
> of rebuilding it from scratch...
> Any ideas?
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