object removal in samba4

Matthieu Patou mat at samba.org
Mon Jun 6 05:55:55 MDT 2011

Hi Pavel,
On 05/06/2011 21:16, Pavel Herrmann wrote:
> Hi,
> 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
Yeah It looks pretty logical but still there could be some kind of very 
clever trick !
> Pavel Herrmann

Matthieu Patou
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