You’re troubleshooting a network issue, and you’ve identified the IP address of a suspicious workstation. What Windows command line utility can query the remote device and return the NetBIOS name?
The answer: D) NBTSTAT
The Nbtstat command is a great utility for troubleshooting and identifying devices using NetBIOS over TCP/IP. Using the -A command line switch will allow you to input an IP address for a name query.
Want to know more? Watch “Troubleshooting Network Connections.”
When the network isn’t working, the organization isn’t working. In this video, we’ll show you some command line utilities that can help you find any problems that might be lurking in your network. We’ll demonstrate IPCONFIG, NSLOOKUP, PING, TRACERT, PATHPING, NBTSTAT, and NETSTAT. We’ll also give you some best practices for troubleshooting network interfaces, protocols, and firewalls.