Re: OT: How to get IP address via Samba name?
Todd Pytel wrote:
Did you try plain old "nmblookup PCname" ? That's the standard usage, no
options. If that still doesn't work, it could be a conflict with
/etc/hosts or DNS, though I'm pretty sure nmblookup should bypass those.
What kind of network are we dealing with here?
westk[@westek]:/home/westk> smbclient -L alum03
Domain=[ACU] OS=[Windows NT 4.0] Server=[NT LAN Manager 4.0]
Sharename Type Comment
--------- ---- -------
ADMIN$ Disk Remote Admin
IPC$ IPC Remote IPC
C$ Disk Default share
D$ Disk Default share
westk[@westek]:/home/westk> nmblookup alum03
querying alum03 on 126.96.36.199
name_query failed to find name alum03
Kent West (firstname.lastname@example.org)