Explain What is the difference between Authoritative restore & Non-Authoritative restore?

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A nonauthoritative restore is the default method for
restoring Active Directory. To perform a nonauthoritative
restore, you must be able to start the domain controller in
Directory Services Restore Mode. After you restore the
domain controller from backup, replication partners use the
standard replication protocols to update Active Directory
and associated information on the restored domain

An authoritative restore brings a domain or a container back
to the state it was in at the time of backup and overwrites
all changes made since the backup. If you do not want to
replicate the changes that have been made subsequent to the
last backup operation, you must perform an authoritative
restore. In this one needs to stop the inbound replication
first before performing the An authoritative restore.
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