NT user authentication

Luke Kenneth Casson Leighton lkcl at switchboard.net
Thu Dec 3 15:46:28 GMT 1998

On Thu, 3 Dec 1998, Andrej Borsenkow wrote:

> I got this from a book on NT networking. Can anybody please comment on this?
> This describes, how member of NT domain verifies remote logon request
> 1. check (domain,user) with DC. If O.K. log user on as (domain,user)
> 2. check user against local user database. If O.K., log on as local user
> 3. if guest is allowed, log on as guest
> 4. deny request
> I am somewhay uneasy about 2 ...

it's how their stuff works.  when you type in "suser/pass" on the access
dialog for a remote share, this is what happens, as that dialog doesn't
allow you to specify the domain name.

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