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Nslookup: root

Changes the default server to the server for the root of the Domain Name System (DNS) domain name space.

Syntax

root

Parameters

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

Remarks

  • Currently, the ns.nic.ddn.mil name server is used. This command is a synonym for lserver ns.nic.ddn.mil. You can change the name of the root server with the set root command.

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Command-line reference A-Z

Nslookup subcommands

Nslookup

Nslookup: set root

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