2.1.1.1 NetBIOS Suffix Definitions

NetBIOS suffix bytes for computer and NetBIOS name of the domains are listed in the following table. Only the names related to the browser protocol are listed.

Name

NetBIOS suffix

Name type

Usage

<computer>

0x00

Unique

Default name registered by a client computer. The Workstation Service, if enabled, registers this default name.

<machine group>

0x00

Group

Browser clients and servers in <machine group>.

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0x01

Group

Master browser. Note that the Name is a full 16 bytes, implicitly defining the NetBIOS suffix as 0x01.

<domain>

0x1B

Unique

Domain master browser

<machine group>

0x1D

Unique

Master browser

<machine group>

0x1E

Group

Browser service elections

<computer>

0x20

Unique

Default name registered by a server computer. The Server Service, if enabled, registers this default name.

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