Tag Archives: Nslookup

Quick Tip: Why are you still using nslookup?

Still using nslookup when troubleshooting and verifying DNS records?
Since Windows 8 and Windows Server 2012 arrived, I’ve been switching to the cmdlet Resolve-DnsName instead.
Two of the benefits are:

  • It gives ju way nicer and much more structured data that easily can be used in scripting scenarios.
  • It’s faster to write, just type Reso<tab> in your Powershell window.

Examples on output below:

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