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name of domain in active directory is domain.com but when login is shows as domain1\username. why?
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This is known as the NETBIOS name.  It is the shortened version of the FQDN assigned by the Domain Administrator when the domain is created.  

This is normal for all Windows Domains to have a shortened NETBIOS name.
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