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Nslookup: set search

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 search

Appends the Domain Name System (DNS) domain names in the DNS domain search list to the request until an answer is received. This applies when the set and the lookup request contain at least one period, but do not end with a trailing period.

Syntax

set [no]sea[rch]

Parameters
nosea[ rch]
Stops appending the Domain Name System (DNS) domain names in the DNS domain search list to the request.

sea[ rch]
Appends the Domain Name System (DNS) domain names in the DNS domain search list to the request until an answer is received. The default syntax is search.

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

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