[Samba] Data Locations

Rowland Penny rpenny at samba.org
Mon Dec 3 18:16:59 UTC 2018

On Mon, 3 Dec 2018 12:12:31 -0600
Bob Wooldridge <bob.wooldridge at edm-inc.com> wrote:

> -------- Original Message --------
> Subject: Re: [Samba] Data Locations
> From: Rowland Penny via samba <samba at lists.samba.org>
> To: samba at lists.samba.org <samba at lists.samba.org>
> Date: 12/03/2018 11:44 AM
> > 'look' as in 'oh, thats where they are' ? If so, then yes, try:
> > ls /var/lib/samba/private/sam.ldb.d
> Ok, yes, that seems to be where the changes are made.  Is there a 
> relationship to the sam.ldb file?
> >
> > Do not change anything in there, also search or modify
> > via /var/lib/samba/private/sam.ldb
> I see with the ldbedit tool that this file appears to be up to date.
> >
> > Do not just backup Samba in that way, use a version of Samba from
> > 4.9.0 onwards and use the new samba-tool backup & restore tools.
> I'm using the samba package in the current Debian stable which is
> samba 4.5.12.  Is there a different backup tool for this version?

Yes, but to be honest, it isn't the best option and there isn't a
restore tool.
Can I suggest you consider the Samba packages from here:



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