JSI Tip 1991. NBTSTAT -A ComputerName returns 'Host not found'?

When the <ComputerName> of the remote computer is resolved by DNS, NBTSTAT -a <ComputerName> returns Host not found because it is broken.

The workaround is:

1. Ping <ComputerName>

2. nbtstat -A <IP address returned by step 1>

NOTE: The problem exists through Service Pack 6a, and may not be fixed in subsequent Service Packs.

NOTE: The problem does not exist in Windows 2000.

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