[Samba] Backup and Restore AD Samba4

mourik jan heupink - merit heupink at merit.unu.edu
Wed Aug 20 07:01:21 MDT 2014

What I added is a check to verify that each day the same number of .bak 
files exist.

Reason: we once experienced corruption on a DC database, which caused 
the tdbbackup to fail, and I noticed only weeks later.

My script counts yesterdays .bak files, removes those, creates fresh 
ones, and then counts those. If there are less today, I receive a 


On 8/19/2014 17:48, Roberto Suárez Soto wrote:
> El 19/08/14 a las #4, Fermin Francisco escribió:
>> How Can I make a Backup and Restore my samba4 active directory (users,
>> groups, etc)??
>      Use tdbbackup with all the ldb and tdb files in /var/lib/samba.
> Something like this:
>      find /var/lib/samba -name "*.[lt]db" | xargs -r tdbbackup
>      This should leave a lot of ".bak" files in /var/lib/samba that you
> can afterwards archive.
>      Regards,

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