What is NetBIOS domain name?
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Likewise, people ask, what is the difference between NetBIOS and DNS?
As has been shown above the main difference between DNS and NetBIOS is the availability of DNS being only available when there is a connection to the internet and the name is registered in the computer. NetBIOS on the other hand is always available to the machines connecting directly to it.
Similarly, how do I find my domain name server? The easiest way to identify your Server domain name is on the lock screen of your computer.
- From your computer's Start menu, choose Lock.
- Your Domain name will be visible, in the form of DomainUsername.
Herein, what is the purpose of NetBIOS?
tba??s/) is an acronym for Network Basic Input/Output System. It provides services related to the session layer of the OSI model allowing applications on separate computers to communicate over a local area network. As strictly an API, NetBIOS is not a networking protocol.
Is NetBIOS needed?
While there's NetBIOS for TCP, you can actually have it work without an IP address at all. It should not be needed at all unless you still have some very ancient legacy non-TCP application that needs some sort of session layer naming service.