[Samba] TDB database commands (TDB used by SAMBA)
Suporte - KONNTROL
suporte at konntrol.com.br
Tue Aug 18 15:43:54 UTC 2020
Thanks a lot for the heads up.
I have changed to SQLITE as I had no success using TDB.
I appreciate the information!
From: Andrew Bartlett <abartlet at samba.org>
Sent: Monday, August 17, 2020 8:04 PM
To: Jeremy Allison <jra at samba.org>; Suporte - KONNTROL <suporte at konntrol.com.br>
Cc: samba at lists.samba.org
Subject: Re: [Samba] TDB database commands (TDB used by SAMBA)
On Mon, 2020-08-17 at 12:36 -0700, Jeremy Allison via samba wrote:
> On Fri, Aug 14, 2020 at 08:33:33PM -0300, Suporte - KONNTROL via samba
> > Background: FREEBSD 11.2 - SAMBA 4.10.15
> > Hello everyone,
> > Good evening/afternoon/morning.
> > I am trying to "reuse" the TDB database to my portal, where I want
> > to store basically 3 information:
> > IP address , Name, TimeStamp - where IP would be the KEY and
> > "NAME,TIMESTAMP" would be the VALUE.
> > I am using the tdbtool to insert/store data successfully (like the
> > example
> > below)
> > tdbtool myfile.tdb store "key1" "value1,value2,value3,value4"
> > The problem is when I want to READ the information back. It brings
> > hexadecimal code in a strange format. (see below)
> > tdbtool myfile.tdb show "key1"
> > key 4 bytes
> > key1
> > data 27 bytes
> >  76 61 6C 75 65 31 2C 76 61 6C 75 65 32 2C 76 61 value1,v
> > alue2,va
> >  6C 75 65 33 2C 76 61 6C 75 65 34 lue3,val
> > ue4
> > Is there any command format/syntax to change that? Unfortunately I
> > didn't find ANY documentation about it, so knowing it's part of
> > SAMBA, I am wondering if someone could help me on that.
> No, there's no current command to change that - tdb values may not be
> printable strings I'm afraid. You could request an enhancement via the
> samba bugzilla.
My best suggestion is that there are python bindings, and probably some in many other languages, for tdb. If the portal is written in a language with a binding, use that, otherwise I would write a tool that presents exactly the desired output in python, and call that rather than tdbtool.
Andrew Bartlett https://samba.org/~abartlet/
Authentication Developer, Samba Team https://samba.org
Samba Developer, Catalyst IT
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