Nslookup: set timeout

Changes the initial number of seconds to wait for a reply to a request.


set ti[meout]=Number


Number : Specifies the number of seconds to wait for a reply. The default number of seconds to wait is 5.

{help|?} : Displays a short summary of nslookup subcommands.


  • When a reply to a request is not received within the specified time period, the time-out is doubled and the request is sent again. You can use the set retry command to control the number of retries.

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Nslookup: set retry