Understand Nbtstat Command in Windows with Example
nbtstat – a < name > command performs a NetBIOS adapter status command on the computer name specified by < name> . The adapter status command returns the local NetBIOS name table for that computer as well as the MAC address of the adapter card.
The nbtstat -A < IP address > command performs the same function using a target IP address rather than a name.
|nbtstat -a command|
|nbtstat -A command|
nbtstat -c: displays the contents of the NetBIOS name cache, the table of NetBIOS names and their resolved IP addresses.
nbtstat -n: displays the names that have been registered locally on the system.
|nbtstat -c -n command|
nbtstat -r: displays the count of all NetBIOS names resolved by broadcast and querying a WINS server.
nbtstat -R: purges and reloads the remote cache name table.
nbtstat -RR: sends name release packets to WINs and then starts Refresh.
nbtstat -s: lists the current NetBIOS sessions and their status, including statistics.
nbtstat -S: lists sessions table with the destination IP addresses.