In NT 4.0 (there is a version available for 3.51) You can set up MS's
DNS server to query the WINS server for both forward and reverse
lookups. Works great. I get lots of mileage out of it.
>From: Bertrum Carroll [SMTP:bc17684 @
>Sent: Thursday, February 20, 1997 7:10 AM
>To: Firewalls Mailing list
>Subject: Microsoft WINS wont play fair!
>When using IP based security and MS DHCP is there a way to determine a
>users "Host Name" given his IP address?
> 1. PC user gets an IP address via MS DHCP.
> 2. The routers, proxies and firewalls record the user by IP address.
> <<<< Problem nslookup will not resolve who this user is >>>>>
> 3. My UNIX / DNS tools work only on well known host names.
>Other than scanning the logs of each DHCP server on my network is there
>a UNIX or PC tool to convert the IP address back to a name (even a WINS
>name will do).
>Tanks In Advance
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