[Samba] how to check IP addresses of machines in the network?

Daniel Wilson daniel.wilson at sunderland.ac.uk
Tue Jan 18 10:55:26 GMT 2005

try the tool that comes with samba (findsmb)?!

Tomasz Chmielewski wrote:

> Hello,
> This post is similar to what I posted yesterday '"smbclient -L host" 
> to list IP addresses - possible?'.
> I have a PDC in one place and many workstations in different other 
> places connected using WAN/VPN.
> These workstations have rather changing IPs assigned by DHCP.
> Sometimes I need to connect to these machines using VNC, for example, 
> connect to machine AC-PC001 to show something to the user or fix 
> something when a user is not there.
> However, smbclient -L pdc gives me only netbios names, and not IP 
> addresses:
> $ smbclient -L pdc
> (...)
>         Server               Comment
>         ---------            -------
>         AC-PC001
>         AC-PC002
> How can I list workstations with their netbios names and corresponding 
> IP addresses?
> Tomek

Daniel Wilson
Systems Administrator

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