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Net view

Displays a list of domains, computers, or resources that are being shared by the specified computer. Used without parameters, net view displays a list of computers in your current domain.


net view [\\ComputerName] [/domain[:DomainName]]

net view /network:nw [\\ComputerName]


\\ ComputerName   : Specifies the computer that contains the shared resources that you want to view.

/domain [ : DomainName ] : Specifies the domain for which you want to view the available computers. If you omit DomainName, /domain displays all of the domains in the network.

/network:nw   : Displays all available servers on a NetWare network. If you specify a computer name, /network:nw displays the resources available on that computer in the NetWare network. You can also specify other networks that are added to the system.

net help   command   : Displays help for the specified net command.


  • Use the net view command to display a list of computers. The output is similar to the following:

    Server Name           Remark
    \\Production          Production file server
    \\Print1              Printer room, first floor
    \\Print2              Printer room, second floor


To see a list of the resources shared by the \\Production computer, type:

net view \\production

To see the resources available on the NetWare server \\Marketing, type:

net view /network:nw \\marketing

To see a list of the computers in the sales domain or workgroup, type:

net view /domain:sales

To see all the servers in a NetWare network, type:

net view /network:nw

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