Windows clients and NT domain membership.

Matt Seitz seitz at
Wed Nov 5 16:11:15 GMT 2003

Christopher R. Hertel wrote:
> If there's a Windows system (NT, 2k, etc.) that is a Domain member, and if
> that system is used as a desktop client system, what benefits (if any) does
> the desktop user gain?

Easier access to other machines in the domain.  If the machine is a domain 
member, and the user logs in with his domain account, then the user can access 
other machines in the domain without having to enter a different account name 
and password.

It is possible to get the same effect by creating a local account with the same 
user name and password.  But then you have to keep those accounts synchronized.

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