Further updates from one of Jerry's emails.
authorJohn Terpstra <jht@samba.org>
Sat, 3 Dec 2005 03:18:16 +0000 (03:18 +0000)
committerGerald W. Carter <jerry@samba.org>
Wed, 23 Apr 2008 14:01:15 +0000 (09:01 -0500)
docs/Samba3-HOWTO/TOSHARG-Install.xml

index 769e0b10cf7b95946821b8c16adfee50891243d2..cf9d0c517297d044ca3e799e8c659a3645a57cc0 100644 (file)
                 <tbody>
                <row>
                        <entry>account_policy</entry>
-                       <entry><para>User policy settings.</para></entry>
+                       <entry><para>Samba/NT account policy settings, includes password expiration settings.</para></entry>
                </row>
                <row>
                        <entry>group_mapping</entry>
                </row>
                <row>
                        <entry>ntdrivers</entry>
-                       <entry><para>Stores per-printer driver information.</para></entry>
+                       <entry><para>Stores per-printer installed driver information.</para></entry>
                </row>
                <row>
                        <entry>ntforms</entry>
-                       <entry><para>Stores per-printer forms information.</para></entry>
+                       <entry><para>Stores per-printer installed forms information.</para></entry>
                </row>
                <row>
                        <entry>ntprinters</entry>
                <row>
                        <entry>registry</entry>
                        <entry><para>
-                               Read-only Samba registry skeleton that provides support for exporting various database tables
-                               via the winreg RPCs.
+                               Read-only Samba database of a Windows registry skeleton that provides support for exporting 
+                               various database tables via the winreg RPCs.
                        </para></entry>
                </row>
                <row>
                </row>
                <row>
                        <entry>winbindd_idmap</entry>
-                       <entry><para>New ID map table from SIDS to UNIX UIDs/GIDs.</para></entry>
+                       <entry><para>Winbindd's local IDMAP database.</para></entry>
                </row>
                </tbody>
        </tgroup>
                </row>
                <row>
                        <entry>connections</entry>
-                       <entry><para>A temporary cache for current connection information.</para></entry>
+                       <entry><para>A temporary cache for current connection information used to enforce max connections.</para></entry>
+                       <entry>no</entry>
+               </row>
+               <row>
+                       <entry>eventlog/*tdb</entry>
+                       <entry><para>Records of eventlog entries. In most circumstances this is just a cache of system logs.</para></entry>
                        <entry>no</entry>
                </row>
                <row>
                </row>
                <row>
                        <entry>login_cache</entry>
-                       <entry><para>A temporary cache for login information.</para></entry>
+                       <entry><para>A temporary cache for login information, in particular bad password attempts.</para></entry>
                        <entry>no</entry>
                </row>
                <row>
                </row>
                <row>
                        <entry>netsamlogon_cache</entry>
-                       <entry><para>Packets received for which no process is listening.</para></entry>
+                       <entry><para>Caches user net_info_3 structure data from net_samlogon requests (as a domain member).</para></entry>
+                       <entry>no</entry>
+               </row>
+               <row>
+                       <entry>perfmon/*.tdb</entry>
+                       <entry><para>Performance counter information.</para></entry>
                        <entry>no</entry>
                </row>
                <row>
                </row>
                <row>
                        <entry>sessionid</entry>
-                       <entry><para>Temporary cache for miscellaneous session information.</para></entry>
+                       <entry><para>Temporary cache for miscellaneous session information and for utmp handling.</para></entry>
                        <entry>no</entry>
                </row>
                <row>
                </row>
                <row>
                        <entry>winbindd_cache</entry>
-                       <entry><para>Cache of Identity information received from an NT4 domain or from ADS.</para></entry>
+                       <entry><para>Cache of Identity information received from an NT4 domain or from ADS. Includes user
+                               lists, etc.</para></entry>
                        <entry>yes</entry>
                </row>
                </tbody>