Retrieving list of all machines

Florian G. Pflug fgp at
Thu Dec 10 17:37:01 GMT 1998

> Christopher Parent wrote:
> > 
> > How can I retrieve all the netbios names of all the machines on my lan in
> > several different workgroups?
> > 
> > Chris
> arp -a

arp -a list the arp-table-entries which defines which ip-address belongs to
which ethernet-address. This had NOTHING to do with samba.
BTW, arp -a will only list pcs your pc has already sent/recieved packets

 mfg, fgp

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