Nslookup: finger

Applies To: Windows Server 2003, Windows Server 2003 R2, Windows Server 2003 with SP1, Windows Server 2003 with SP2

Nslookup: finger

Connects with the finger server on the current computer.


finger [UserName] [{[>] FileName|[>>] FileName}]

  • UserName
    Specifies the name of the user to look up.
  • FileName
    Specifies a file name in which to save the output. You can use the greater than (>) and double greater than (>>) characters to redirect the output in the usual manner.
  • { help| ?}
    Displays a short summary of nslookup subcommands.
  • The current computer is defined when a previous lookup for a computer was successful and returned address information. For more information about the set querytype subcommand, see Related Topics.

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Format Meaning


Information that the user must supply


Elements that the user must type exactly as shown

Ellipsis (...)

Parameter that can be repeated several times in a command line

Between brackets ([])

Optional items

Between braces ({}); choices separated by pipe (|). Example: {even|odd}

Set of choices from which the user must choose only one

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Code or program output

See Also


Nslookup subcommands
Nslookup: set querytype
Command-line reference A-Z
Command shell overview
Using command redirection operators