The Samba-Bugzilla – Bug 2797
passdb.tdb modification timestamp not updated
Last modified: 2005-09-29 07:58:31 UTC
I'm using Samba 3.0.14 with tdbsam backend. The modification timestamp of
passdb.tdb does rarely get updated when any changes are made to the passdb (I
guess this is only done when the file size grows, but I can't prove that).
I'm sure there are changes to the file: I created a copy and changed a password.
Running diff on the two files showed a difference. However, the timestamp was
This is a severe problem with incremental backups: I recently restored a totally
outdated version since the backup software never recognized the change :-(
*** This bug has been marked as a duplicate of 3101 ***