What is the FUNCTION of "nslookup" command?

Posted on 2008-10-01
Last Modified: 2013-12-19

1. I am still confused with the FUNCTION of "nslookup" command
2. My questions: i) Could somebody explain the function or the goal of it?, ii) and give some examples of the explanation
3. Thank you

Question by:tjie
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Milan_Ojh earned 200 total points
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from_exp earned 300 total points
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nslookup helps you to test you name resolution system

you you can ask particular server about particular name or particular ip, or particular type of records

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The name means "name server lookup"

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