Changes the name of the root server used for queries.

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


set root=<RootServer>


Parameter Description


Specifies the new name for the root server. The default value is

{help | ?}

Displays a short summary of nslookup subcommands.


  • The set root subcommand affects the root subcommand.

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

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