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tdbtool - manipulate the contents TDB files

TDBTOOL(8) 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.
2015-04-25 Samba 4.0