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NetBIOS over TCP/IP Statistics

NBTStats displays NetBIOS protocol statistics. One of the functions of NetBIOS is to utilize the Windows computer name. When Windows computer names are used, the system must determine the IP address associated with a remote computer name. Once determined, this information is cached in memory and can be view with the NBTSTAT -c command.

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

NBTSTAT [ [-a RemoteName] [-A IP address] [-c] [-n]
          [-r] [-R] [-RR] [-s] [-S] [interval] ]

-a (adapter status) Lists the remote machine's name table given its name
-A (Adapter status) Lists the remote machine's name table given its
IP address.
-c (cache)         Lists NBT's cache of remote [machine] names and their IP addresses
-n (names)         Lists local NetBIOS names.
-r (resolved)      Lists names resolved by broadcast and via WINS
-R (Reload)        Purges and reloads the remote cache name table
-S (Sessions)      Lists sessions table with the destination IP addresses
-s (sessions)      Lists sessions table converting destination IP
addresses to computer NETBIOS names.
-RR (ReleaseRefresh) Sends Name Release packets to WINS and then, starts Refresh

RemoteName Remote host machine name.
IP address Dotted decimal representation of the IP address.
interval   Redisplays selected statistics, pausing interval seconds
between each display. Press Ctrl+C to stop redisplaying statistics.

C:\>nbtstat -c

Local Area Connection:
Node IpAddress: [209.47.184.33] Scope Id: []

NetBIOS Remote Cache Name Table

Name       Type Host   Address Life [sec]
------------------------------------------------------------
MYCOMPUTER <00> UNIQUE 209.47.184.42 487
P600       <00> UNIQUE 209.47.184.40 512