There are 4 node types used by NetBIOS-over-UDP Name Server (WINS) nodes in Microsoft networking, CIFS, and Linux Samba.
Below is a table that defines their type, name registration method, and name resolution method to convert a NetBIOS/WINS name to an IP address.
|nbtstat -c||Lists WINS cache entries and lifetime.|
|nbtstat -n||Lists all my WINS names.|
|nbtstat -A w.x.y.z||List all WINS names of remote IP address.|
|nbtstat -a WINS-name||Same as above when name is known.|
|nbtstat -RR||Refreshes WINS names with WINS server.|
More info on Node types.
RFCs 1001 & 1002