Resolve host name to network address

Synopsis

  nslookup <setting> <hostname>

Examples

Look up the IP address for ipxe.org

  nslookup address ipxe.org
  echo ${address}

Set TFTP next-server address to boot.ipxe.org

  nslookup net0/next-server boot.ipxe.org

Description

Set value of the specified configuration setting to the network address corresponding to the specified host name.

Command status

Success The name was resolved successfully, and the setting was applied
Failure The name was not resolved successfully, or the setting could not be applied

See also

Build options

This command is available only when the build option NSLOOKUP_CMD is enabled.

Notes

You should not generally need to use the nslookup command, since you can simply include a host name as part of a URI. For example:

  chain http://boot.ipxe.org/demo/boot.php
 
cmd/nslookup.txt · Last modified: 2012/09/10 22:55 by mcb30
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