Sets the number of retries.

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


set retry=<Number>


Parameter Description


Specifies the new value for the number of retries. The default number of retries is 4.

{help | ?}

Displays a short summary of nslookup subcommands.


  • When a reply to a request is not received within a certain amount of time, the time-out period is doubled and the request is resent. The retry value controls how many times a request is resent before giving up. You can change the time-out period with the set timeout 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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