[Samba] How to make an unattended backup

Andrew Bartlett abartlet at samba.org
Wed Sep 11 18:36:48 UTC 2019

On Wed, 2019-09-11 at 15:14 -0300, Sergio Belkin via samba wrote:
> Hi,
> I use AptVanBelle repo for samba, is there a way to backup in unattended
> way (I mean via cron) the DC?
> If I use
> samba-tool domain backup online --targetdir=/srv/backup --server=
> samba4.example.com  -k yes -d1
> It works, by it ask for password Administrator.
> What is the best practice to do it?

The offline backup can be done unattended.

It may also be possible to to the online backup unattended using the
DC's own password using --machine-pass, but I've not tried that yet

Andrew Bartlett

Andrew Bartlett                       http://samba.org/~abartlet/
Authentication Developer, Samba Team  http://samba.org
Samba Developer, Catalyst IT          http://catalyst.net.nz/services/samba

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