NT Syntax


Display protocol statistics and current TCP/IP connections using NBT (NetBIOS over TCP/IP).

   By Name
      NBTSTAT -a Remote_host_Name [options] [interval] 

   By IP address
      NBTSTAT -A IP_address [options] [interval] 
-a (adapter status) List the remote machine's name table given its name -A (Adapter status) List the remote machine's name table given its IP address -c (cache) List NBT's cache of remote [machine] names and their IP addresses -n (names) List local NetBIOS names. -r (resolved) List names resolved by broadcast and via WINS -R (Reload) Purge and reloads the remote cache name table -S (Sessions) List sessions table with the destination IP addresses -s (sessions) List sessions table converting destination IP addresses to computer NETBIOS names. -RR (ReleaseRefresh) Send Name Release packets to WINS and then, starts Refresh interval Redisplay selected statistics, pausing interval seconds between each display. Press Ctrl+C to stop redisplaying statistics.

Related Commands:

- IP Configuration
NETSTAT - Display networking statistics (TCP/IP)
PING - Test a network connection
TRACERT - Trace route to a remote host

Q163409 - The 16th character is a NetBIOS suffix
Q119493 - NetBIOS over TCP/IP Name Resolution

Equivalent Linux BASH commands:

ping - Test a network connection
trace - Find the IP address of a remote host.

Simon Sheppard