NT Syntax

BROWSTAT.exe (Resource Kit)

Get domain, browser and PDC info.

syntax:

 BROWSTAT sta                 : Status Displays Transport,Primary DNS 
                                and Backup DNS servers.

 BROWSTAT sta -v domain       : Status Display (Verbose): includes Server OS 
                                and active browsers.

 BROWSTAT gp Transport Domain : List the PDC name (using NetBIOS)
 BROWSTAT gm Transport Domain : List the remote Master Browser name(using NetBIOS)
 BROWSTAT gb Transport        : List list of backup DNS Servers
 BROWSTAT wfw                 : List WFW servers that are running browser.

 BROWSTAT sts \\ServerName    : Dump browser statistics

 BROWSTAT TICKLE : Force remote master to stop.
 BROWSTAT ELECT  : Force election on remote domain

The VIEW options below can enumerate all the server services
running across a server or domain:

 BROWSTAT vw Transport
 BROWSTAT vw Transport domain
 BROWSTAT vw Transport \\Server
 BROWSTAT vw Transport \\Server /DOMAIN DomainToQuery

In the list displays, the following flags are used:

 W  = Workstation             NT  = Windows NT
 S  = Server                  W95 = Windows95
SQL = SQLServer               WFW = WindowsForWorkgroups
SS  = StandardServer          MFPN= MS Netware
PDC = PrimaryDomainController NV  = Novell
BDC = BackupDomainController  XN  = Xenix

TS=TimeSource
MBC=MemberServer
PQ=PrintServer
DL=DialinServer
AFP=AFPServer
OSF=OSFServer
VMS=VMSServer

PBR=PotentialBrowser
BBR=BackupBrowser,
MBR=MasterBrowser
DMB=DomainMasterBrowser
DFS=DistributedFileSystem
   

A mission statement is defined as "a long awkward sentence that demonstrates management's inability to think clearly." All good companies have one. - Scott Adams The Dilbert Principle, 1996

Related Commands:

Q188305 - Troubleshooting the Browser Service
DNSSTAT - DNS Statistics
NETSTAT - Display networking statistics (TCP/IP)
SETPRFDC - Set preferred Domain Controller

Equivalent Linux BASH commands:




Simon Sheppard
SS64.com