The AUTHORITY attribute-keyword indicates the domain name to which the user account belongs. It can take the form of NTLMDOMAIN.DomainName to specify an override domain. You can also specify authority with the Authority check box in the Configure Connection dialog box (using the WMI ODBC Adapter).
Windows Server 2003: The WMI Open Database Connectivity (ODBC) Adapter is not available in Windows Server 2003. When you upgrade to Windows Server 2003, the WMI ODBC Adapter is not removed if it already exists on a machine. For an alternative type of data access, see Microsoft Data Access Components (MDAC).