Win2k, Samba, & Win'9x

Peter Samuelson peter at
Fri Jul 21 01:12:36 GMT 2000

[Chris Hertel <crh at>]
> An NT Domain is a Workgroup with a Domain Controller.  Basically,
> they are the same thing.

That's what I thought.  Imagine my surprise when I first saw the
Windows95 network setup.  In one place it has you fill in the workgroup
name, and in another it has you fill in which domain you want to log
into.  The two do not have to be the same.

Is there any use for this (mis)feature?


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