[Samba] How to regenerate passdb.tdb

Jeremy Allison jra at samba.org
Thu Jul 8 15:43:10 MDT 2010

On Thu, Jul 08, 2010 at 11:32:32AM +1000, Abe Lau wrote:
> Hi,
> I was having problem with the tdbsam backend in which a particular user got
> listed twice with pdbedit.
> (http://www.mail-archive.com/samba@lists.samba.org/msg109110.html)
> Without much hope in fixing it, I am planning to re-generating passdb.tdb on
> my PDC by:
>   (1)exporting tdbsam to smbpasswd backend
>   (2)delete passdb.tdb
>   (3)re-import smbpasswd to tdbsam backend

If you do this you lose a lot of the extra
data that tdbsam stores that smbpasswd does


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