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How to recover from event id 2042

Posted on 2013-01-14
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I have 10 domain controllers at 5 geographic sites two at each location.
There is one DC which is not replicating.
The other DCs are saying there is a tombstone error and log an Event ID 2042 error.
How do I get the one DC so it is working again without having to demote/promote it.
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You need too take a look at the replication issues also possibly clean up lingering objects.

http://technet.microsoft.com/en-us/library/cc757610%28v=ws.10%29.aspx

The link above should tell you how to get there.
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Creating the "Allow Replication With Divergent and Corrupt Partner" value and setting to a 1 on the destination DC got replication working from the source to the destination again. Reset it back to 0 afterward and replication still is working.
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