[windows2000] Re: Virus/Worm via Messenger Service?

  • From: Scott Ehrlich <scott@xxxxxxxxxx>
  • To: windows2000@xxxxxxxxxxxxx
  • Date: Fri, 04 Oct 2002 10:12:16 -0400

The machine is not registered in DNS, thus nslookup cannot find it.

nbtstat is for Windows hostnames which may not be registered in DNS but 
cached in Windows.

Therefore, if it was a Windows box with no registered DNS entry, nslookup 
will fail on the query, but nbtstat should pick it up.


At 09:08 AM 10/4/2002 -0500, you wrote:

>At 08:58 AM 10/4/2002, you wrote:
> >Last night around 5pm EST we received a Messenger Service window from a
> >host called WX2.   Most people, across subnets, received a poem, credited
> >to Henry Cuyler Bunner (1855-1896) will a hallmark of "Provided by
> >http://www.ALLprice.info";
> >
> >Of our two NT 4 domain controllers, one received the message intact, the
> >other just received "Message from WX2 to <domain controller> on 10/3/2002
> ><timestamp>" but no body of the message.
> >
> >Anyone heard of anything like that?
> >
> >nbtstat shows no such host, as does nslookup.
>nbtstat is for netbios. try using nslookup.
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