[TriLUG] Get NetBIOS name from IP
chrisk at trilug.org
Mon Jun 20 14:21:37 EDT 2005
If you have samba properly configured on your box, then "nmblookup -A
<IP>" is your man.
On Mon, 2005-06-20 at 14:09 -0400, Brian Henning wrote:
> Hi Gang,
> What's the best way, from a Linux platform, to find the NetBIOS name
> of a Windows host on my switched LAN when I know its IP? I used to use
> ettercap to do this, but ettercap has undergone massive changes to its
> basic operating procedures, and I haven't yet figured out how to use it
> It'd be really groovy to have an automated method of doing this that I
> could integrate into my subnet monitoring scripts (which right now just
> pings IP ranges to see who is up...would be awesome to match that up,
> maybe via MAC, to machines in my resource management system).
> Any hints or suggestions?
> Thanks a ton,
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