nslookup set srchlist

Applies to: Windows Server 2022, Windows Server 2019, Windows Server 2016, Windows Server 2012 R2, Windows Server 2012

Changes the default Domain Name System (DNS) domain name and search list. This command overrides the default DNS domain name and search list of the nslookup set domain command.


set srchlist=<domainname>[/...]


Parameter Description
<domainname> Specifies new names for the default DNS domain and search list. The default domain name value is based on the host name. You can specify a maximum of six names separated by slashes (/).
/? Displays help at the command prompt.
/help Displays help at the command prompt.



To set the DNS domain to mfg.widgets.com and the search list to the three names:

set srchlist=mfg.widgets.com/mrp2.widgets.com/widgets.com