domain group and local group API needed

Dirk De Wachter Dirk.DeWachter at
Fri Oct 30 18:34:35 GMT 1998

> long, involved, important response.
> On Fri, 30 Oct 1998, Kyle McDonald wrote:
(and much deleted...)
> >     I think (and I might be wrong) that you can't have a local
> >     users or group with the same name as a domain user or group -
> absolutely correct.  the namespace must be unique, in a particular
> SAM/Domain, across
> - users
> - local groups
> - domain groups
> i just tried it out: i tried adding a group with the same name as a
> user, the same name as a local group etc etc: it failed.
NT allows us to have a WKSTA\Administrator and PDC\Administrator 
account which are definitely different. The former can only 
administrate the local workstation, while the latter is responsible 
for the complete DOMAIN.

Dirk De Wachter

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