New Primary Domain Controller on NetWare® functionality provides the
capability to make a Novell® CIFS server a Windows NT 4 style Primary
Domain Controller (PDC) in a network running the Microsoft CIFS protocol.
While acting as a PDC, a Novell CIFS server will replace and become the
Primary Domain Controller in a CIFS network. There are three main
advantages of this new functionality:

Instead of having to create separate Microsoft domain and eDirectoryTM
user accounts (as was previously the case), user accounts now need to be
created only once in eDirectory.
· The other CIFS workstations and CIFS servers in the network will
function as if they were part of an NT4 domain.
· All CIFS clients will authenticate to a Novell CIFS server using