How to disable NetBIOS
By default GigaStor sends NetBIOS sends name resolution requests to the Internet to resolve host names. You may turn off NetBIOS if this type of name resolution is not needed in your environment.
NetBIOS is part of the operating system and is turned off within Windows.
1. Choose Start > Control Panel > Network and Sharing Center.
2. Select Change adapter settings on the left.
A list of network adapters, including capture cards, is shown.
3. Right-click the management network adapter and choose Properties.
The management adapter is used to get the GigaStor onto your network by giving the appliance an IP address. The management card is not the capture card.
4. On Networking, select Internet Protocol Version 4 (TCP/IPv4) and choose Properties.
The Internet Protocol Version 4 (TCP/IPv4) window opens on the General tab.
5. Click Advanced.
The Advanced TCP/IP Settings window opens.
6. Click WINS and choose Disable NetBIOS over TCP/IP.
Figure 76: Disable NetBIOS over TCP/IP
Your GigaStor will stop sending NetBIOS requests. Your firewall or network monitor should be able to confirm this.