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Multiple PDC/BDC Domain - Win9X Clients

By katkinson ·
Within an Enterprise Scenario....
From a Win9x machine, how would I detemine which Domain Controller authenticated my workstation? Thanks!

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by markchen In reply to Multiple PDC/BDC Domain - ...

The first available domain controller will authenticat your account. I don't think there is a way to tell which domain controll authenticated your account.

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by ra1952 In reply to Multiple PDC/BDC Domain - ...

Try shelling out to DOS and type SET. Since we got rid of 95, I don't recall if this will give you what you need.

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by mark_lt In reply to Multiple PDC/BDC Domain - ...

when you have logged in, it says "you have been authenticated by "server name" with user status

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by MCSE Lee In reply to Multiple PDC/BDC Domain - ...

If you only have two DC's (1 PDC and 1 BDC), then it's the BDC. If you have multiple BDC's, there's no way (unless there's a third-party utility that will do this) that I know of...

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by RMmcp In reply to Multiple PDC/BDC Domain - ...

Run "winipcfg". That'll tell you about all Windows 98 can tell you. Make sure you click on "More Info" at the lower right corner to get all available information.

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