object removal in samba4

Pavel Herrmann morpheus.ibis at gmail.com
Sun Jun 5 11:16:23 MDT 2011


On Saturday 04 of June 2011 21:55:44 Matthieu Patou wrote:
> Hello,
> After changing the time after tombstoneLifetime to 10 days I had my
> w2k8r2 server purging most of the deleted records.
> After replication it seems that the deletion are not replicated to
> samba4 DC (Windows _don't seems_  to transmit this removal), does it
> means that each DC has to implement the removal of tombstones object
> after X days ?
> Matthieu.

tombstones are used to replicate object deletion (because the replication 
protocol only tracks changes on objects), so for tombstone deletion you would 
need another tombstone-like object, and so forth into an infinite chain.

so yes, tombstones are to be tracked and purged on every DC

Pavel Herrmann

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