Which of these commands will display NetBIOS names from SERVER1?
A) netstat -A server1
B) nbtstat -n server1
C) nbtstat -a server1
D) ipconfig -A server1
E) nbstat -a server1
F) I think my keyboard needs a vacation
The answer: C) nbtstat -a server1
The nbtstat command with the lowercase -a option will query a hostname. Using the uppercase -A option allows you to query a device by IP address.
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