NSLOOKUP (TCP/IP)

Lookup IP addresses on a NameServer.

Syntax Lookup the ip address of MyHost: NSLOOKUP [-option] MyHost  Lookup ip address of MyHost on MyNameServer:  NSLOOKUP [-option] MyHost MyNameServer  Enter "command mode":  NSLOOKUPCommand Mode options: help or ? - print a list of Command Mode options exit or ^C - exit "command mode"  set all - print options, current server and host finger [USER] - finger the optional NAME at the current default host MyHost - print ip address of MyHost MyHost MyNameServer - print ip address of MyHost on MyNameServer set [no]debug - print debugging info set [no]d2 - print exhaustive debugging info set domain=NAME - set default domain name to NAME set root=NAME - set root server to NAME root - set current default server to the root server NAME - set default server to NAME, using current default server lserver NAME - set default server to NAME, using initial server set srchlist=N1[/N2/.../N6] - set domain to N1 and search list to N1, N2,... set retry=X - set number of retries to X set timeout=X - set initial time-out interval to X seconds set [no]defname - append domain name to each query set [no]recurse - ask for recursive answer to query set [no]search - use domain search list set [no]vc - always use a virtual circuit set class=X - set query class (for example, IN (Internet), ANY) set [no]msxfr - use MS fast zone transfer set ixfrver=X - current version to use in IXFR transfer request set type=X - set query type  set querytype=X - set query type (e.g. A, ANY, CNAME, MX, NS, PTR, SOA, SRV) ls [opt] DOMAIN [> FILE] - list addresses in DOMAIN (and optionally output to FILE) -d - list all records -t TYPE - list records of the given Type (for example, A, CNAME,  MX, NS, PTR, and so on) -a - list Aliases and canonical names. view FILE - sort an 'ls' output file and view it with pg

Example:

C:> nslookup -querytype=TXT -timeout=10 porttest.dns-oarc.net

We are all in the gutter, but some of us are looking at the stars ~ Oscar Wilde (Lady Windermere’s Fan 1892)

Related:

NBTSTAT – Display networking statistics (NetBIOS over TCP/IP)
NETSTAT – Display networking statistics (TCP/IP)
TRACERT – Trace route to a remote host
ViewDNS.info – IP and DNS lookups
Q200525 – Using nslookup
network-tools.com – nslookup

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