Bug 13635 - support for import/export IFM dump of AD databases
Summary: support for import/export IFM dump of AD databases
Status: NEW
Alias: None
Product: Samba 4.1 and newer
Classification: Unclassified
Component: Tools (show other bugs)
Version: unspecified
Hardware: All All
: P5 enhancement (vote)
Target Milestone: ---
Assignee: Andrew Bartlett
QA Contact: Samba QA Contact
Depends on:
Reported: 2018-09-28 12:05 UTC by Björn Jacke
Modified: 2018-09-28 12:05 UTC (History)
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Description Björn Jacke 2018-09-28 12:05:15 UTC
Windows AD servers allow to make a dump and also restore of the AD database with ntdsutil and the ifm (install from media) commands.

It would be nice if Samba would be able to make a dump and eventually also a restore of the AD database in the same fashion. The databse format of the dump is Extensible Storage Engine (ESE) Database File (EDB). There is a free library for accessing this db format (libesedb) and here are some random links on this: