[Samba] Move PDC to another server

John Drescher drescherjm at gmail.com
Wed May 13 13:01:03 GMT 2009

On Wed, May 13, 2009 at 8:44 AM, Helmut Hullen <Hullen at t-online.de> wrote:
> Hallo, John,
> Du meintest am 13.05.09:
>>> Thanks for help, yes i moved them too. In fact i moved all
>>> /etc/samba/*
>> But the tdb files should not be in /etc/samba should they?
> Here (Slackware):
> "/etc/samba/smb.conf" sets the directory for the *.tdb files
>        lock directory = /var/lock/samba

I have some in /var/lib/samba and /var/cache/samba on gentoo

jmd0 ~ # ls /var/lib/samba/
account_policy.tdb  netlogon       ntforms.tdb     perfmon   private
registry.tdb    winbindd_idmap.tdb
group_mapping.ldb   ntdrivers.tdb  ntprinters.tdb  printers  profiles
jmd0 ~ # ls /var/cache/samba/
brlock.tdb       gencache.tdb  netsamlogon_cache.tdb  sessionid.tdb
browse.dat       locking.tdb   notify.tdb             unexpected.tdb
connections.tdb  messages.tdb  printing               winbindd_cache.tdb

jmd0 ~ # testparm -s -v | grep "lock directory"
Load smb config files from /etc/samba/smb.conf
Processing section "[homes]"
Processing section "[printers]"
Processing section "[print$]"
Loaded services file OK.
        lock directory = /var/cache/samba


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