what about Active Directory Services?

Paul Leach paulle at microsoft.com
Sat Oct 10 00:20:53 GMT 1998

> -----Original Message-----
> From: Gerald W. Carter [mailto:cartegw at Eng.Auburn.EDU]
> Sent: Friday, October 09, 1998 1:59 PM
> To: Multiple recipients of list
> Subject: Re: what about Active Directory Services?
> On Sat, 10 Oct 1998, Jens B. Jorgensen wrote:
> > With all this effort to support NT Domains, what about when things
> > switch to the new Active Directory Services in NT5?
> > 
> NT 5 machines will still be able to login into NT4 Domains.  
> There is also
> work to add an LDAP backend for user management to Samba.   
> BTW...To get
> the full NT5 environment, my understand is that you'll have 
> be **all** NT5
> client and servers.

Not true. If all DCs in a domain are NT5, then any NT5 clients and servers
get full NT5 functionality. NT4 and Win9x don't. (Acutally, they can get
full NT5 functionality too -- by upgrading :-). 


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