While there is no centralized method to determine if the browse lists of all servers on an IP internetwork are complete, there are testing techniques to determine if the servers on a particular subnet are represented in the browse list on a remote subnet. These tests can be applied to all subnets throughout the internetwork. The results of these tests can change due to servers changing roles when browser elections occur. Only if all the servers in a domain remain completely static for the duration of the tests can the results continue to have meaning.
The tests described here rely on the command-line tool Browstat.exe. For more information about Browstat.exe, see Windows 2000 Support Tools Help. For more information ...