Nslookup /set search

Published: September 28, 2007

Updated: April 17, 2012

Applies To: Windows Server 2008, Windows Server 2008 R2

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.

set [no]search

 

Parameter Description

nosearch

Stops appending the Domain Name System (DNS) domain names in the DNS domain search list to the request.

search

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.

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