- name resolution
The process of translating a name into some object or information that the name represents.
A logical, hierarchical naming scheme for grouping related types. For example, DNS, NetBIOS, and LDAP.
- naming context
A contiguous Active Directory® subtree that is replicated on one or more domain controllers in a forest. Also known as a directory partition.
- native mode
A domain where native mode has been enabled using the domain property page in the Active Directory Users and Computers MMC snap-in. Also see mixed mode.
Domains must be operating in native mode for nested groups to be supported.
See naming context.
NetWare Directory Services.