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ntdbtool - manipulate the contents NTDB files

NTDBTOOL(8) System Administration tools NTDBTOOL(8)

NAME

ntdbtool - manipulate the contents NTDB files

SYNOPSIS

ntdbtool
ntdbtool NTDBFILE [COMMANDS...]

DESCRIPTION

This tool is part of the samba(1) suite.
ntdbtool a tool for displaying and altering the contents of Samba NTDB (New Trivial DataBase) files. Each of the commands listed below can be entered interactively or provided on the command line.

COMMANDS

create NTDBFILE
Create a new database named NTDBFILE.
open NTDBFILE
Open an existing database named NTDBFILE.
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 NTDBFILE
Move a record from the current database into NTDBFILE.
store KEY DATA
Store (replace) a record in the current database.
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 ntdbtool.

SEE ALSO

tdbtool(8)

CAVEATS

The contents of the Samba NTDB files are private to the implementation and should not be altered with ntdbtool.

VERSION

This man page is correct for version 4.0 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.
2015-04-25 Samba 4.1