Network Basic Input/Output System

November 8, 2006 / General Discussion

These applications used on different computers over a single LAN and services are being provided in relation to the session layer of the OSI model. Every Windows compatible computer has a NetBIOS name which can be visible in the control panel/Network.

Network Neighborhood and NET USE basically use the feature of NetBIOS. Its specification mentions when a windows network is installed/configured.
NetBIOS name is usually a hostname.

A hostname viewed in Control Panel/DNS; These used as applications such as
web browsers of FTP etc.

For connecting to IP protocol, the H.N. should resolve into an IP address which normally done by DNS. However, a change in Host name will not change the NetBIOS name. Also, be sure to check out our latest Web hosting plans.