[Samba] backup_script with distribution packaged installation

Rowland Penny rpenny at samba.org
Wed Feb 14 17:57:37 UTC 2018

On Wed, 14 Feb 2018 18:20:54 +0100
Peter Schmidt via samba <samba at lists.samba.org> wrote:

> Hi!
> I have a samba 4.3.11 installation running on ubuntu xenial (the 
> packaged version installed via apt-get).
> With that version, the etc directory in /var/lib/samba is missing. Is 
> this supposed to be a link to /etc/samba (or vice versa)?
> Just to make shure that my backup is fine. I couldn't find any 
> information about that on the web.
> Kind regards,
> Peter

The standard Samba backup script is meant to be used with a
self compiled version of Samba, where everything is in $PREFIX/

Try this script instead:



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