Nslookup /set root


Updated: April 17, 2012

Applies To: Windows Server 2008, Windows Server 2008 R2, Windows Server 2012, Windows 8

Changes the name of the root server used for queries.

set root=<RootServer>




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

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Displays a short summary of nslookup subcommands.

  • The set root subcommand affects the root subcommand.