Steps To Find Your NetBIOS Domain Name

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What is NetBIOS domain with an example? Describe the steps to find your NetBIOS domain name and DNS domain?

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Steps To Find Your NetBIOS Domain Name


Every system that are connected to the internet has a Domain Name System, which is popularly known as DNS Domain. This is also known as the machine name. The NetBIOS domain name is a subdomain of the DNS domain name.

For example: If the DNS domain name is, then the NetBIOS domain name will be educate.

Steps to find your NetBIOS domain name is described below:

Step 1: Firstly, you have to check on a windows server that Active Directory Domain Services or Remote Server Administration Tools are installed or not.

Step 2: Open your start menu and select the run option.

Step 3: In the input box, which is named as open type dsa.msc and click on OK.

Step 4: Now look for Active Directory Users and Computers configuration window.

Step 5: Look on left there is your domain, right-click on icon and go to properties menu.

Step 6: The domain’s full DNS name is the first name listed in the General tab.

Step 7: The domain’s NetBIOS name is the pre-Windows 2000 entry.

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