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Nslookup: set timeout

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 timeout

Changes the initial number of seconds to wait for a reply to a request.

Syntax

set ti[meout]=Number

Parameters
Number
Specifies the number of seconds to wait for a reply. The default number of seconds to wait is 5.

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

Remarks
  • When a reply to a request is not received within the specified time period, the time-out is doubled and the request is sent again. You can use the set retry command to control the number of retries.

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