nmblookup for names on samba server don't work

Jeremy Allison jallison at cthulhu.engr.sgi.com
Fri Sep 18 22:57:30 GMT 1998

Richard Sharpe wrote:
> Hi,
> we are having a problem at NCI.
> PCs are registered in WINS.dat, I can see themas, say:
> RJSPC1        <00>
> but if I do an nmblookup rjspc1 I get back a status saying that the name
> could not be found.  Can anyone say why that is the case?

By default nmblookup is looking for a <0x20> name.
Change the type it's looking for by doing :

nmblookup rjspc1#0

And it should find it.



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