[Samba] Tombstone Lifetime in samba 4.5+

lingpanda101 lingpanda101 at gmail.com
Thu Oct 19 16:04:47 UTC 2017

On 10/19/2017 6:22 AM, Dittler, Tim via samba wrote:
> Dear list,
> Does anybody know how to lower the tombstone lifetime in samba 4.5 or
> later? There used to be a wiki entry, but this has been deleted as it is
> probably not adequate anymore:
> https://wiki.samba.org/index.php/Restoring_deleted_AD_objects#Changing_the_defaults_for_msDS-deletedObjectLifetime_and_tombstoneLifetime
> I used to change the attribute tombstoneLifetime in CN=Directory
> Service,CN=Windows NT,CN=Services,CN=Configuration, but this doesn't
> seem to work anymore.
> Thanks and best regards,
> Tim

     The last time I played with this attribute I altered 
"tombstoneLifetime". You can use ADSIEDIT and drill down to 
Configuration,Configuration,Services,Windows NT and right click 
Directory Service. Scroll through till you see tombstoneLifetime attribute.


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