The Nslookup command is used on Windows systems at the command line. Kali Linux systems use dig instead of nslookup.

Nslookup is a network administration command-line tool for querying the Domain Name System (DNS) to obtain domain name or IP address mapping, or other DNS records.


nslookup [-opt …]

nslookup [-opt …] -server

nslookup [-opt …] host

nslookup [-opt …] host server

[-opt ...]Interactive mode using default server.
[-opt ...] -serverInteractive mode using 'server'.
[-opt ...] hostJust look up 'host' using default server.
[-opt ...] host serverJust look up 'host' using 'server'.

Check out the Using Nslookup Lab for some examples of nslookup is used on Windows systems.

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