Nslookup /root

Updated: April 17, 2012

Applies To: Windows Server 2008, Windows Server 2008 R2

Changes the default server to the server for the root of the Domain Name System (DNS) domain name space.




Parameter Description

{help | ?}

Displays a short summary of nslookup subcommands.


  • Currently, the ns.nic.ddn.mil name server is used. This command is a synonym for lserver ns.nic.ddn.mil. You can change the name of the root server with the set root command.

Additional references

Command-Line Syntax Key

Nslookup /set root