Use this section for instructions on hard deleting a soft-deleted entry from the server when soft-deleted entries are configured as global configuration for requests or configured using a connection or request criteria.
Consider the following when hard deleting a soft-deleted entry:
- To permanently remove a soft-deleted entry from the server, run ldapdelete on the soft-deleted entry for soft-deleted entries.
To hard delete a soft-deleted entry, use ldapdelete with the
The Hard Delete Request Control works with soft deletes. It applies when soft delete policies are in place as a means to override soft deletes requests. If soft deletes are configured, running ldapdelete with the Hard Delete Request Control, such as using the --useHardDelete option, guarantees that any entry permanently deletes.