Looking up NetBIOS names
vader at conflict.net
Mon Sep 13 05:36:34 GMT 1999
Is it possible to ask a machine for its NetBIOS name if it's running either
Windows or Samba?
I tried a few various nmblookup and smbclient command lines to no avail. I
would like to be able to query a machine (by IP) and have it respond with
its nb name.
I've noted that if I perform an smbclient -L -I on a machine, it will not
list its shares unless I get the NetBIOS name correct... which is why I'm
looking for a way to find its name.
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