Nslookup: set srchlist

Changes the default Domain Name System (DNS) domain name and search list.


Set srchl[ist]=DomainName[/...]


DomainName   : Specifies new names for the default DNS domain and search list. The default domain name value is based on the host name. You can specify a maximum of six names separated by slashes (/).

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  • The set srchl command overrides the default DNS domain name and search list of the set domain command. Use the set all command to display the list.


To set the DNS domain to mfg.widgets.com and the search list to the three names, type:

set srchlist=mfg.widgets.com/mrp2.widgets.com/widgets.com 

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Nslookup: set domain

Nslookup: set all