Sending a 'winpopup' message by IP.

Vance Lankhaar vance at
Mon Nov 12 10:23:04 GMT 2001

lookup the netbios name for the machine:

nmblookup -A x.x.x.x

look for the <00> line that doesn't have <GROUP> on it
ex:        FAMILY          <00> -         B <ACTIVE>                          

>how do I send a winpopup message to a machine knowing its IP only?
>I tryed witch 'smbclient -M ' but I need the netbios for that machine...

Vance Lankhaar
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