You can monitor the master and backup browsers within a workgroup or domain with the command-line tool Browstat.exe. In addition to gathering information on browser functionality, Browstat.exe has the ability to force an election and the ability to force a master browser to stop so that an election occurs. Running Browstat.exe displays the option list.
Figure I.10 shows the command options for Browstat.exe.
Figure I.10 Browstat.exe Command Option List