[Samba] Data Locations

Rowland Penny rpenny at samba.org
Mon Dec 3 16:40:26 UTC 2018

On Mon, 3 Dec 2018 09:59:21 -0600
Bob Wooldridge via samba <samba at lists.samba.org> wrote:

> I'm setting up a new domain controller for the first time.  Where is
> the data for dns, users, and groups kept?  Is there a file?  If so
> where are these files located and what are they  named?

It depends on whether you are using OS Samba packages or compiling
Samba yourself.
If OS packages, it depends on the OS.
If self-compiled, it depends on the configure PREFIX option.

It ultimately boils down to /path/to/private/sam.ldb

Can I ask why you need to know ?


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