Primary Domain Controller


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Primary Domain Controller

(networking)
(PDC) Each Windows NT domain has a Primary Domain Controller and zero or more Backup Domain Controllers. The PDC holds the SAM database and authenticates access requests from workstations and servers in the domain.
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Upgrade Primary Domain Controller (Planet Server) And Backup
That's what NT calls a Primary Domain Controller and a Backup Domain Controller.
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But it didn't know Syntax was working on implementing an NT primary domain controller (PDC) in a new cut of TotalNet Advanced Server that's due out next week.