ntdbtool (8) - Linux Man Pages

ntdbtool: manipulate the contents NTDB files

NAME

ntdbtool - manipulate the contents NTDB files

SYNOPSIS

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.

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.

SEE ALSO

tdbtool(8)