A question about NT Domains

Wolfgang Ratzka ratzka at HRZ.Uni-Marburg.DE
Thu Apr 9 12:44:38 GMT 1998

>>>>> "LKCL" == Luke Kenneth Casson Leighton <lkcl at switchboard.net> writes:

    LKCL> the registry settings in USER.DAT or NTuser.DAT overwrite
    LKCL> the previous user's settings, leaving any settings _not_ in
    LKCL> the current user's profile as-is.  what _should_ happen is
    LKCL> that the old user's settings should be totally wiped out
    LKCL> prior to putting the new settings in.

Can this be true? NTuser.DAT corresponds to the HKEY_CURRENT_USER
branch of the registry tree. If you log out, that part is unloaded. If
another user logs in, his NTuser.DAT is loaded. Of course, whatever
you have changed in the registry outside your HKEY_CURRENT_USER will

    >> With NT5/Hydra, NT will support multiple simultaneous users via
    >> WinTerms.

    LKCL> excellent!  you thinking of tackling multiple domains on the
    LKCL> same box, too?

They're introducing "Active Directory", adding an X.500-like
hierarchy, which in turn should allow setups not entirely unlike
multiple domains on one server.

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