Change default settings of nslookup

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Change default settings of nslookup

how and where can i change permanent the settings of nslookup?

each time i change it by doing
set timeout=2

the nslookup , does not save the settings , how can i do it in permanent way?
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You can use an alias:
alias nslookup="/usr/bin/nslookup -timeout=2"

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A timeout option can be added in /etc/resolv.conf
but the syntax is OS-dependent.
man resolve.conf


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