Changes the default server to the specified Domain Name System (DNS) domain.

For examples of how this command can be used, see Examples.


server <DNSDomain>


Parameter Description


Required. Specifies the new DNS domain for the default server.

{help | ?}

Displays a short summary of nslookup subcommands.


  • The server command uses the current default server to look up the information about the specified DNS domain. This is in contrast to the lserver command, which uses the initial server.

Scripting <optional section>

<Here is where you discuss using the command within a script. You should also provide an FWLink to a specific page in the Script Center, if possible.>


<Here is where you put a detailed description of your example>:

This /is /the /example

<Here is where you put detailed descriptions of another example>:

This /is /a:"different" /example