nbtstat doesn't show MAC address for samba servers

John LeMay jlemay at njmc.com
Wed Sep 15 23:26:22 GMT 1999

Same here with NT4/SP4. Haven't tried getmac from the reskit though.

Giulio Orsero wrote:
> On  Win9x I issue the command:
> nbtstat -a <netbios name>
> If <netbios name> is a Win9x machine I got the MAC address of that
> machine on the last line of the command output. If it's a samba server
> the MAC address is not returned:
> MAC Address = 00-00-00-00-00-00
> Is there anyone who gest the MAC address back from a samba server?
> --
> giulioo at tiscalinet.it

John J. LeMay Jr.

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