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  1. DVation

    DVation Thread Starter

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    on our network i am able to ping computer names and get their ip address. for instance, i can type "ping PC_104" and the the ip address will be resolved. but say i had the ip address and wanted to know the computer name, how would i do that? *can* i do that?
     
  2. cybertech

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    You can use ping -a followed by the ip address to get the information.

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    thank you for the reply but that only gives me the host name not the netbios name. it is the netbios name i am looking for.
     
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    OK, how about nbtstat -A followed by the ip address. Does that do it?
     
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