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11.4 Avoiding the Search List

nslookup implements the search list, as the resolver does. When you are debugging, the search list can get in your way. Either you need to turn the search list off completely ( set nosearch ), or you need to add a trailing dot to the fully qualified domain name you are looking up. We prefer the latter, as you'll see in our examples.