[Samba] Resolving computername from ip

Adam Tauno Williams adam at morrison-ind.com
Fri Mar 26 13:43:05 GMT 2004

> > 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...
> nmblookup -A?

Setup an intranet DNS service and propogate WINS information into it with wins
hook.  If you are using an LDAP passdb bind has a very good ldap-sdb module so
you can keep host & zone information in the same Dit as well;  nice for

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