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Active Directory Domain Services Replication encountered the existence of objects

Hi all, i had the following error on one DC and i disabled strict repication. Unfortunatley im getting the error on 10 DC's. What ca n i do to fix the issue Thanks

Active Directory Domain Services Replication encountered the existence of objects in the following partition
that have been deleted from the local domain controllers (DCs) Active Directory Domain Services database. Not
all direct or transitive replication partners replicated in the deletion before the tombstone
lifetime number of days passed. Objects that have been deleted and garbage
collected from an Active Directory Domain Services partition but still exist in the writable partitions of other DCs in the same
domain, or read-only partitions of global catalog servers in other domains in the forest are known as
"lingering objects".
Windows Server 2008Active DirectoryWindows Server 2003

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cwstad2

8/22/2022 - Mon
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Mike Kline

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cwstad2

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Hi Mike, have you used the tool? I only want to clean part one domain and not the forest
Mike Kline

Yes I've used it, it will l clean out your lingering objects.   If you want to practice check out the Microsoft Virtual Lab on AD Replication (outstanding lab).  They go through using repadmin and repldiag.

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cwstad2

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i have also found this command but cant seem to get it to work saying syntax error.  I have tried i got a syntax error can you help please

repadmin /removelingeringobjects febe5234-a650-404e-b119-e61f96606c4b._msdcs.company.com 2bb1656b-3832-3abc-b5d2-2f765g0e96e

the last guid being that of the DC.  I got this from sites an services

"repadmin /removelingeringobjects <Source DC> <Destination DC DSA GUID> <NC>".

Active Directory Domain Services Replication encountered the existence of objects in the following partition that have been deleted from the local domain controllers (DCs) Active Directory Domain Services database.  Not all direct or transitive replication partners replicated in the deletion before the tombstone lifetime number of days passed.  Objects that have been deleted and garbage collected from an Active Directory Domain Services partition but still exist in the writable partitions of other DCs in the same domain, or read-only partitions of global catalog servers in other domains in the forest are known as "lingering objects".
 
 
Source domain controller:
febe5234-a650-404e-b119-e61f96606c4b._msdcs.company.com
Object:
DC=DC-Company\AbCNF:e60510a2-3762-41ea-aa54-61a43566bc960,DC=abc.company.com,CN=MicrosoftDNS,CN=System,DC=abc,DC=company,DC=com
Object GUID:
e60510a2-3762-41ea-aa54-61a43566bc960  This event is being logged because the source DC contains a lingering object which does not exist on the local DCs Active Directory Domain Services database.  This replication attempt has been blocked.
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I've requested that this question be closed as follows:

Accepted answer: 0 points for cwstad2's comment #a40051516

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Thanks Mike much appreciated