Saturday, 19 January 2008

NSLOOKUP (MCP Series)

NSLOOKUP is a command-line administrative tool for troubleshooting and testing DNS Servers.

Interactive Mode

To use NSLOOKUP open command prompt and type NSLOOKUP and press enter. Then:
  1. Enter in "server Your DNS Server's IP"
  2. Enter in "set Option name here=value"
  3. Enter in the desired domain to test
Non-Interactive mode

The syntax is: nslookup [-option] [hostname] [server]

A quick command is: ls domain name

If a server is not specified the default server will be used.
This command will list all the DNS records for the domain.

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