NBTSTAT -A command does not resolve computer name with DNS
This article provides a workaround for an issue where the
NBTSTAT -A command doesn't resolve computer name with Domain Name System (DNS).
Original product version: Windows Server 2012 R2
Original KB number: 249874
When you use the
nbtstat -a command with a remote computer and the name of the computer is resolved by DNS, you receive a Host not found error message.
To work around this problem, ping the name of the computer, and then use the IP address that is returned with the
nbtstat -a command.