- Name Resolution
resolution is the method of resolving a computer
name to its IP address.
The computer can have two names: a NetBIOS name
and a Host name.
NetBIOS name - Microsoft's naming system
implemented with LAN Manager, Windows and Windows
Host name - an older naming system primarily used
with UNIX systems.
Typical orders for resolution methods:
NetBIOS - local netbios name Cache, WINS, Broadcast, LMHosts, Hosts, DNS.
Local host name, Hosts, DNS, local netbios name Cache, WINS, Broadcast, LMHosts.