nmblookup -A <ip>

Display network pc "name" and "workgroup"

Checks for PC samba name and workgroup. Works fine for Windows hosts and Linux/UNIX PCs running Samba.
Sample Output
$ nmblookup -A 192.168.2.2
Looking up status of 192.168.2.2
        TIGER           <00> -         B <ACTIVE> 
        TIGER           <03> -         B <ACTIVE> 
        TIGER           <20> -         B <ACTIVE> 
        ..__MSBROWSE__. <01> - <GROUP> B <ACTIVE> 
        MYGROUP         <1d> -         B <ACTIVE> 
        MYGROUP         <1e> - <GROUP> B <ACTIVE> 
        MYGROUP         <00> - <GROUP> B <ACTIVE> 


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By: ivanatora
2010-02-26 11:08:46

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