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How to force replication with a domain controller that has an expired tombstone.

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I need some of the information on an older domain controller and I would like to force it to replicate with the other domain controllers, even though it has been out of contact past the permitted period.

How can I force replication with this domain controller past the tombstone date?

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In this case it is going to be easier to do a dcpromo /forceremoval then clean up the metadata and promote the box again.  If you need links/steps we can provide those.

What caused the DC to not replicate for such a long period of time?

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Mike
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