Using nslookup in windows command line

nslookup is a command line tool used to gather information about name server of target .

Using nslookup in windows command line

  • Open Command prompt (CMD) in windows (press win+R and type cmd)
  • Type “nslookup target “(replace target with IP or Website of target ).

For example : nslookup www.xyz.com or nslookup 127.0.0.1

  • To access interactive mode type nslookup and hit enter
  • You can gather following information ( shown in screenshot )
  • To understand more about ping command , type nslookup -h or nslookup /? in terminal .It will open help for ping command . It can be used in linux as well
  • You can change for looking up mail server , SOA and different services (mail server is shown in screenshot , for more check help command )
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