Name

dbd — CNID database maintenance

Synopsis

dbd [-cfFstuvV] volumepath

Description

dbd scans all file and directories of AFP volumes, updating the CNID database of the volume. It must be run with appropriate permissions i.e. as root..

Options

-c

convert from "appledouble = v2" to "appledouble = ea"

-f

delete and recreate CNID database

-F

location of the afp.conf config file

-s

scan volume: treat the volume as read only and don't perform any filesystem modifications

-t

show statistics while running

-u

username for use with AFP volumes using user variable $u

-v

verbose

-V

display version info

CNID background

The CNID backends maintains name to ID mappings. If you change a filename outside afpd(8) (shell, samba), the CNID database will not reflect that change. Netatalk tries to recover from such inconsistencies as gracefully as possible.

See also

cnid_metad(8), cnid_dbd(8)