Microsoft NT Systems

This section briefly covers Windows NT 4.0. Cisco Systems requires you to have no more than a conceptual overview on Windows NT systems, so the detail in the next section is only provided to give you the required foundations to pass the CCIE Security written exam.

Windows NT allows clients and servers to be grouped into domains or workgroups. A domain is typically a large group of devices under a common administration. A workgroup usually describes a smaller group of Windows devices or any logical collection of computers. A domain is managed by a primary domain controller (PDC), which is a Windows-based server that stores and controls security and user account information for an entire domain. Each domain must have at least ...

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