[Samba] Corrupted sam.ldb

Rowland Penny rpenny at samba.org
Tue Sep 25 16:10:30 UTC 2018

On Tue, 25 Sep 2018 15:38:35 GMT
Torin Woltjer via samba <samba at lists.samba.org> wrote:

> sam.ldb on a domain seems corrupted. A fresh domain works fine so
> samba itself seems fine. Running the command, sudo ldbsearch -H
> sam.ldb '(objectclass=computer)' dn returns a slew of errors.
> http://paste.opensuse.org/view/simple/61443635
> I need the data out of this as the server it's from is supposed to be
> production. Is there a way to either repair it or recover any
> portions of it into a new sam.ldb? I'm open to suggestions.
> Thanks,
> Torin Woltjer
> Grand Dial Communications - A ZK Tech Inc. Company
> 616.776.1066 ext. 2006
> www.granddial.com

Are you in the private directory when you issue the 'ldbsearch'
command ?
Try it again with the full path to sam.ldb e.g.

If your database is damaged, try running 'samba-tool dbcheck'
If this shows errors, run it again and add '--fix'


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