How can you tell if a node is a WINS server ...

Richard Sharpe rsharpe at
Wed May 8 13:54:03 GMT 2002


I am looking for a way from within a script to tell if a node is a WINS 

Doing something like 'nmblookup -A <ip.address>' is ambiguous, and even 
asking the node to translate its own name is ambiguous.

It seems like you need to ask it to translate a name that a non-WINS 
server would not normally have?

Richard Sharpe, rsharpe at, rsharpe at, 
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