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Nslookup: finger

Connects with the finger server on the current computer.

Syntax

finger [UserName] [{[>] FileName|[>>] FileName}]

Parameters

UserName   : Specifies the name of the user to look up.

FileName   : Specifies a file name in which to save the output. You can use the greater than (>) and double greater than (>>) characters to redirect the output in the usual manner.

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

Remarks

  • The current computer is defined when a previous lookup for a computer was successful and returned address information. For more information about the set querytype subcommand, see Related Topics.

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Information that the user must supply

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Elements that the user must type exactly as shown

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Parameter that can be repeated several times in a command line

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Optional items

Between braces ({}); choices separated by pipe (|). Example: {even|odd}

Set of choices from which the user must choose only one

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Code or program output

Nslookup subcommands

Nslookup: set querytype

Command-line reference A-Z

Using command redirection operators

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