[windows2000] Re: Net BIOS table query

  • From: Phillip Newberry <phillip_newberry@xxxxxxxxx>
  • To: windows2000@xxxxxxxxxxxxx
  • Date: Sat, 11 Nov 2006 06:03:06 -0800 (PST)

Is the device named RAY on the same subnet?

--- Ray Costanzo <ray@xxxxxxxxxx> wrote:

> Hi list,
> Although this doesn't really matter, I'm wondering
> if anyone can figure this
> out.
> From a W2K machine, I try to view the netbios table
> of an XP Pro machine by
> entering:
> nbtstat -a RAY
> "Host not found." is the response. 
> *     If I nbtstat it by IP address, that works fine.
> *     It's not a "a" vs. "A" issue.
> *     Both the W2K and XP machines allow netbios over
> tcp/ip.
> *     Neither machine is running a firewall (including
> the built-in XP
> one).
> *     I have a WINS server on my network, and both
> machine are set to use
> it.
> *     I can nbtstat the other machines in my domain by
> name from the W2K
> machine without problem.
> *     I can nbtstat the other machines in my domain by
> name from the XP
> machine without problem.
> *     nbtstat'ing the FQDN gives the same result.
> *     I can resolve the host, RAY, by its WINS name and
> FQDN DNS name on
> the W2K machine fine.
> Any ideas?
> Thanks,
> Ray at home

Phil Newberry
Computer Network Engineer Consultant

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