Nslookup: set root

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 root

Changes the name of the root server used for queries.


set ro[ot]=RootServer

Specifies the new name for the root server. The default value is ns.nic.ddn.mil.

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

  • The set root subcommand affects the root subcommand.

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