Getting a list of Shares from your Windows machines

InternetPeriscope allows you to view a list of shares on a remote Windows machine using NetBT. A "share" is a directory or printer on a server that can be used remotely by authenticated users on their workstations. This allows many users to "share" the printer or disk space.

Before you can get a list of shares, you must first add the machine to the console.

Then, right click on the machine's icon, move your mouse over the "NetBT (NetBios over TCP/IP)" menu, and then click on the "Get list of shares" menu item, as shown in the Figure.
NetBT menu

If you are not currently logged in to the remote machine or it's domain, you will see the message shown in the figure.
Login dialog

Click on the OK button to see the login dialog.
Login Dialog

Enter your username and password, and click on OK. Note: this dialog can also be used to check for the "Null Session Vulnerability".

After a few moments, a dialog will appear, displaying the shares that have been created on that machine.
NetBT Shares

This dialog displays shared printers and directories that are hosted by that machine. Note that share names that end with a "$" are called "Administrative" or "Hidden" shares. These shares are typically hidden from normal Users. That is, users will not see these shares when browsing through their "Network Neighborhood" or "My Network Places". These shares are setup for various administrative and operating system tasks.

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