[Samba] Samba AD DC backup - again

Stanislav N. aka pztrn pztrn at pztrn.name
Tue Mar 14 11:54:17 UTC 2017

Hey list.

I've searched all over last year conversations and it is (kinda) still
unclear about backups.

samba_backup script assumes that samba4 was installed from source, not
from repository.

https://github.com/thctlo/samba4/tree/master/backup-script is too
overfunctional for simple backup script. Really, I know how to write
shell scripts, but sometimes have headaches reading them ☺

The question is: is it enough to copy /var/lib/samba directory (with
samba turned off), which contains:

# ls /var/lib/samba/       
account_policy.tdb  ntp_signd  private	registry.tdb  share_info.
tdb  sysvol  winbindd_cache.tdb  winbindd_privileged  wins.ldb

And /etc/samba && /etc/krb5.conf, or it should do something else?

With best regards, 
Stanislav N. aka pztrn
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