libsmbclient: Any way to resolve IP<->NetBIOS Name?

Tim Hutt tdh29 at
Tue Dec 13 15:35:55 GMT 2005

On Tuesday 13 December 2005 14:30, you wrote:
> Tim Hutt wrote:
> > Hi.
> >
> > Is there any way to resolve IP addresses to NetBIOS names or vice versa?
> > I've looked at the nmblookup code and it appears to use code internal to
> > samba. I want to do this just using libsmbclient, and there appears to be
> > no way to do it. I would have though it's a fairly common thing to do...
> > Maybe I will just have to spawn nmblookup for now, ugly as that is.
> name_status_find().  Note that if you install, you can
> just run gethostbyaddr().

Yeah, but isn't that something internal to Samba? I don't seem to be able to 
access it through libsmbclient.


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