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Nslookup: set retry

Sets the number of retries.

Syntax

set ret[ry]=number

Parameters

number   : Specifies the new value for the number of retries. The default number of retries is 4.

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

Remarks

  • When a reply to a request is not received within a certain amount of time, the time-out period is doubled and the request is resent. The retry value controls how many times a request is resent before giving up. You can change the time-out period with the set timeout subcommand.

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Nslookup subcommands

Nslookup: set timeout

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