|lurern there are two types of name resolution.|
Netbios name resolution
IP name resolution.
StuartS has told you about netbios name resolution which can be handled in the following manners;
master and backup workgroup browser lists
Then you have IP name resolution which is the method used when on the internet.
This is accomplished by the following;
Broadcasts are the method of last resort.
In your example I would suspect DNS resolved the name to ip request.
You can learn more by googling name resolution.
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