[Samba] backup AD content
L.P.H. van Belle
belle at bazuin.nl
Fri Aug 30 09:18:07 UTC 2019
In addition to Andrews comment.
It might be handy to tell also about the versions..
samba-tool domain backup command as of samba 4.9+ ( except not the offline command )
samba-tool domain backup offline as of samba 4.10+
That script is not adjusted for that yet but that is coming soon.
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> Andrew Bartlett via samba
> Verzonden: vrijdag 30 augustus 2019 11:02
> Aan: Stefan G. Weichinger; samba
> Onderwerp: Re: [Samba] backup AD content
> On Fri, 2019-08-30 at 10:56 +0200, Stefan G. Weichinger via samba
> > I happily and trustfully use Louis' backup-script from
> > https://github.com/thctlo/samba4
> > to dump AD content via cronjob.
> > Is it necessary/recommended to do that on *each* samba DC? Is there
> > something server-specific in the dump(s) or is it enough to do that
> > once
> > per domain?
> I'm very sorry to advise that this script is not race-free in the
> locking done on the AD databases, which is why we have written the
> 'samba-tool domain backup offline' tool which holds the correct locks.
> You should only need to back up the domain on one DC as long
> as you are
> confident the DC is correctly synchronised, including sysvol.
> Andrew Bartlett
> Andrew Bartlett https://samba.org/~abartlet/
> Authentication Developer, Samba Team https://samba.org
> Samba Developer, Catalyst IT
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