Computer Networks/Nbtstat/Cache

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Nbtstat is a Windows command-line tool that displays NetBIOS over TCP/IP statistics. These activities will show you how to use the nbtstat command to display NetBIOS cache names and IP addresses.

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Preparation[edit | edit source]

To prepare for this activity:

  1. Start your operating system.
  2. Log in if necessary.

Activity 1 - Display Cache[edit | edit source]

To display NetBIOS cache names and IP addresses:

  1. Open a command prompt.
  2. Type nbtstat -c.
  3. Press Enter.
  4. Observe the cached names and IP addresses.
  5. Close the command prompt to complete this activity.

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