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Nslookup: ls

Updated: January 21, 2005

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

Nslookup: ls

Lists information for a Domain Name System (DNS) domain.

Syntax

ls [Option] DNSDomain [{[>] FileName|[>>] FileName}]

Parameters
Option
The following table lists valid options.

 

Option Description

-tQueryType

Lists all records of the specified type. For a description of QueryType, see the setquerytype in Related Topics.

-a

Lists aliases of computers in the DNS domain. This parameter is a synonym for -t CNAME.

-d

Lists all records for the DNS domain. This parameter is a synonym for -t ANY.

-h

Lists CPU and operating system information for the DNS domain. This parameter is a synonym for -t HINFO.

-s

Lists well-known services of computers in the DNS domain. This parameter is a synonym for -t WKS.

DNSDomain
Specifies the DNS domain for which you want information.

FileName
Specifies a file name in which to save the output. You can use the greater than (>) and double greater than (>>) characters to redirect the output in the usual manner.

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

Remarks
  • The default output contains computer names and their IP addresses. When output is directed to a file, hash marks are printed for every 50 records received from the server.

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Format Meaning

Italic

Information that the user must supply

Bold

Elements that the user must type exactly as shown

Ellipsis (...)

Parameter that can be repeated several times in a command line

Between brackets ([])

Optional items

Between braces ({}); choices separated by pipe (|). Example: {even|odd}

Set of choices from which the user must choose only one

Courier font

Code or program output

Related Topics

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Command-line reference A-Z

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Command shell overview

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Nslookup

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Nslookup subcommands

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Nslookup: set querytype

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Using command redirection operators

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