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Nslookup: set retry

Updated: January 21, 2005

Applies To: Windows Server 2003, Windows Server 2003 R2, Windows Server 2003 with SP1, Windows Server 2003 with SP2

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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