nslookup set

Applies to: Windows Server 2022, Windows Server 2019, Windows Server 2016, Windows Server 2012 R2, Windows Server 2012

Changes configuration settings that affect how lookups function.

Syntax

set all [class | d2 | debug | domain | port | querytype | recurse | retry | root | search | srchlist | timeout | type | vc] [options]

Parameters

Parameter Description
nslookup set all Lists all current settings.
nslookup set class Changes the query class, which specifies the protocol group of the information.
nslookup set d2 Turns the verbose debugging mode on or off.
nslookup set debug Turns off debugging mode completely.
nslookup set domain Changes the default Domain Name System (DNS) domain name to the specified name.
nslookup set port Changes the default TCP/UDP Domain Name System (DNS) name server port to the specified value.
nslookup set querytype Changes the resource record type for the query.
nslookup set recurse Tells the Domain Name System (DNS) name server to query other servers if it doesn't find any information.
nslookup set retry Sets the number of retries.
nslookup set root Changes the name of the root server used for queries.
nslookup set search Appends the Domain Name System (DNS) domain names in the DNS domain search list to the request until an answer is received.
nslookup set srchlist Changes the default Domain Name System (DNS) domain name and search list.
nslookup set timeout Changes the initial number of seconds to wait for a reply to a lookup request.
nslookup set type Changes the resource record type for the query.
nslookup set vc Specifies whether to use a virtual circuit when sending requests to the server.

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