[Samba] Resolving NetBIOS names within linux

Rapazito PT linuxzito at frontnet.net
Fri Oct 18 08:51:01 GMT 2002

 You do not mention the size of your network. Here I have 12 WinNT 
Workstations, 51 Win2K workstations, 3 RH Workstations and 3 RH Servers and 
instead of using samba to do that job I use BIND (DNS Server) and DHCP Server 
to do the work for me.


> I want to be able to resolve windows machine names to their IP addresses
> while using Linux.  What I'd like to be able to do, from my linux 
> box at the command line is this,
> ping windows_machine_name
> Is there any way I can do this?
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Rapazito PT
A Linux Newbie from Portugal
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