Re: OT: How to get IP address via Samba name?
Kent West wrote:
Then again, apparently not. The fourth octet appears to be wrong, so I
suspect the address I'm getting is of some other machine along the way,
perhaps a router or something.
Kent West <firstname.lastname@example.org> wrote:
How can I determine the IP address of "somePC"
("smbclient -L" still finds the PC; it just doesn't report the IP
Todd Pytel wrote:
nmblookup is built for just what you describe. It's part of the
standard Samba packages.
Ah, "nmblookup -S somePC" works just fine. Thanks!
So, -S doesn't work. -T doesn't work. -A doesn't work. -M doesn't work.
(It'd help a lot if man pages were written to be read by mere mortals .
. . :-)
Any idea just what syntax I need to use before I run out of alphabet?
Kent West (email@example.com)