[Samba] Resolving computername from ip

Mike Stewart mike at powys-training.co.uk
Fri Mar 26 09:33:35 GMT 2004

I normally use  ping -a [IP address] from a Windows DOS session.  Not sure
if the -a option works from a Linux commend prompt though.

----- Original Message ----- 
From: "Torben Thomsen" <torben at itcampus.dk>
To: <samba at lists.samba.org>
Sent: Friday, March 26, 2004 7:47 AM
Subject: [Samba] Resolving computername from ip

> Hi,
> Is there, on a intranet, any way to resolve the computername from its ip
>   ?  I have a setup where I know which users are on which ip, and I
> wan't to notify some events to some users with a "smbclient -M". But
> since I don't know the computername, I don't know any way to send the
> popups...
> thanks
> /torben t
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