Where is user information stored in a Windows Workgroup?
A) On the master Active Directory server
B) Each computer maintains unique user information
C) In an LDAP database
D) A portion of the master Workgroup database is maintained on each computer
E) I keep my database tattooed to my back
The answer: B) Each computer maintains unique user information
Windows Workgroup authentication is completely decentralized. There’s no master database, and the information isn’t shared between devices. Each computer has a unique database of usernames and passwords, which means that your authentication credentials on one computer may be completely different on another computer in the same Workgroup.
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