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Samba Backup Tool tdbbackup Fails With Mutex Error (Doc ID 2339341.1)

Last updated on AUGUST 04, 2018

Applies to:

Linux OS - Version Oracle Linux 7.4 and later
Information in this document applies to any platform.

Symptoms

When trying to backup Samba tdb files, an error is received:

# tdbbackup -s logasmb_20170825 /var/lib/samba/*tdb
tdb_mutex_open_ok[/var/lib/samba/smbprofile.tdb]: Can use mutexes only with MUTEX_LOCKING or NOLOCK
Failed to open /var/lib/samba/smbprofile.tdb

 # rpm -qf /usr/bin/tdbbackup
tdb-tools-1.3.8-3.el6_8.2.x86_64

Cause

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