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tdbtool (8)

Name

tdbtool - manipulate the contents TDB files

Synopsis

tdbtool

tdbtool [-l] TDBFILE [COMMANDS...]

Description

System Administration tools                                         TDBTOOL(8)



NAME
       tdbtool - manipulate the contents TDB files

SYNOPSIS
       tdbtool

       tdbtool [-l] TDBFILE [COMMANDS...]

DESCRIPTION
       This tool is part of the samba(1) suite.

       tdbtool a tool for displaying and altering the contents of Samba TDB
       (Trivial DataBase) files. Each of the commands listed below can be
       entered interactively or provided on the command line.

OPTIONS
       -l
           This options disables any locking, by passing TDB_NOLOCK to
           tdb_open_ex(). Only use this for database files which are not used
           by any other process! And also only if it is otherwise not possible
           to open the database, e.g. databases which were created with mutex
           locking.

COMMANDS
       create TDBFILE
           Create a new database named TDBFILE.

       open TDBFILE
           Open an existing database named TDBFILE.

       erase
           Erase the current database.

       dump
           Dump the current database as strings.

       cdump
           Dump the current database as connection records.

       keys
           Dump the current database keys as strings.

       hexkeys
           Dump the current database keys as hex values.

       info
           Print summary information about the current database.

       insert KEY DATA
           Insert a record into the current database.

       move KEY TDBFILE
           Move a record from the current database into TDBFILE.

       store KEY DATA
           Store (replace) a record in the current database.

       storehex KEY DATA
           Store (replace) a record in the current database where key and data
           are in hex format.

       show KEY
           Show a record by key.

       delete KEY
           Delete a record by key.

       list
           Print the current database hash table and free list.

       free
           Print the current database and free list.

       ! COMMAND
           Execute the given system command.

       first
           Print the first record in the current database.

       next
           Print the next record in the current database.

       check
           Check the integrity of the current database.

       repack
           Repack a database using a temporary file to remove fragmentation.

       quit
           Exit tdbtool.

CAVEATS
       The contents of the Samba TDB files are private to the implementation
       and should not be altered with tdbtool.

VERSION
       This man page is correct for version 3.6 of the Samba suite.

AUTHOR
       The original Samba software and related utilities were created by
       Andrew Tridgell. Samba is now developed by the Samba Team as an Open
       Source project similar to the way the Linux kernel is developed.



ATTRIBUTES
       See attributes(7) for descriptions of the following attributes:


       +---------------+-----------------------+
       |ATTRIBUTE TYPE |   ATTRIBUTE VALUE     |
       +---------------+-----------------------+
       |Availability   | service/network/samba |
       +---------------+-----------------------+
       |Stability      | Volatile              |
       +---------------+-----------------------+
NOTES
       This software was built from source available at
       https://github.com/oracle/solaris-userland.  The original community
       source was downloaded from
       https://download.samba.org/pub/samba/stable/samba-4.9.3.tar.gz

       Further information about this software can be found on the open source
       community website at http://www.samba.org/.



Samba 4.0                         2015-04-25                        TDBTOOL(8)