nmblookup / samba on w32
Luke Kenneth Casson Leighton
lkcl at switchboard.net
Mon Dec 15 21:47:06 GMT 1997
> 'nbtstat -A' is slightly more useful, but is not exactly a
> getcomputernamebyaddr() call, which would really be cool, and is (I
> believe) what people are REALLY looking for.
the source code is all there in samba if you need it.
1) call the name_status() function with a netbios name of "*<01>".
2) parse the results (there's code that already does this) and get the
first unique <20> NetBIOS name. assume that this is the server name.
if you ever receive a unique <20> NetBIOS name that _isn't_ the server
name, then report this as a bug to the vendor of the target machine's
> On Tue, 16 Dec 1997, Jeff Foster wrote:
> > You can the the nbtstat program to do what you want. If you have the IP
> > address use this command -
> > nbtstat -A IPAddress
> > If you have a machine name -
> > nbtstat -a MachineName
> > This queries the machine in question, so it will fail it the machine is not
> > on the network.
> > Jeff Foster
> "I have no special gift. I am only passionately curious."
> - A. Einstein
> Darrin M. Gorski, Research Computer Systems Network Support
> Scientific Research Laboratories, Ford Motor Company
> Internet: dgorski at ford.com | Tel/Fax: +1 (313) 248-3753
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