Article ID: 158781 - View products that this article applies to.
This article was previously published under Q158781
This article has been archived. It is offered "as is" and will no longer be updated.
To determine which LANA numbers are being used on a Windows 95 client, type net diag /status at a command prompt.
The resulting prompt asks you to enter the remote computer's NetBIOS name, or to press ENTER to examine a local adapter's status. It then prompts you to select the LANA number you want to use.
NOTE: You are prompted for a LANA number to use only if you are using more than one protocol.
A NetBIOS-providing protocol set to be the default protocol is set to LANA 0. To find out which protocol is on which LANA, check the following registry key:
Beneath this key is a series of \000x branches corresponding to the network protocols installed. Skipping the NetBIOS-providing protocol set as the default protocol, find the NetBIOS protocols being used and number their LANA numbers backwards from seven.
ExamplesA Windows 95-based computer is using NetBIOS over IPX, TCP/IP, and NetBEUI. All three are NetBIOS providers. NetBEUI has been set as the default protocol. The NET DIAG /STATUS command shows:
Please enter remote computer's NetBIOS name, or press ENTER to examine a local adapter's status.The registry shows:
Please enter the LANA number you wish to use. Choose from the following NetBIOS-providing LANA(s): 0 6 7
HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE \System \CurrentControlSet \Services \Class \NetTrans \0000 - IPX/SPX \0001 - NetBEUI \0002 - TCP/IP \0003 - NetBIOS over IPXUsing the above guidelines, you can determine that:
Please enter the LANA number you wish to use. Choose from the following NetBIOS-providing LANA(s): 6 7In this case, LANA numbers 6 and 7 are being used, and no NetBIOS- providing protocol has been set as the default protocol. Otherwise, the display would show LANA 0 being used.
Article ID: 158781 - Last Review: October 4, 2013 - Revision: 1.1