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What is the difference between using “nbtstat -a IP” and “getmac /s IP”?

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when trying to retrieve the MAC of a remote client connecting to a tomcat server running in a intranet, I would like to know which of these two is more suitable for this scenario. running nbtstat has some issues with finding the right nbtstat.exe in devices that run windows server 2008(systemwow64 )devices. I would like to understand their basic ideas so that i can choose the right one between these two.
asked Nov 11, 2014 by user1655034  

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nbtstat -a IP would retrive the NETBIOS name for the given IP Address. while getmac /s IP would return the MAC address of the given IP.
answered Nov 11, 2014 by Anbu  
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