In Windows, a domain can have:
- forest name (e.g.
- dns name (e.g.
- NetBios name (e.g.
What is the differene between a forest name and a dns name?
i how how a NetBIOS name differs from the other two: It is a legacy Windows NT 4 name, only around for compatibility with non-ActiveDirectory domains.
- what is a forest verses a dns name?
- when would one be different from the other?
- which one is the "name of my domain"?