Clear the Dns Cache

written by Admin


Posted on 2014-05-05


Problem

I want to clear my local dns cache.

Solution

On Windows open a command prompt and type:
C:\> ipconfig /flushdns

On Mac OS oper a Terminal (Applications - Utility) and type:
# sudo killall -HUP mDNSResponder (MacOS 10.7 and 10.8)
# sudo dscacheutil -flushcache (MacOS 10.5 and 10.6)

On Linux run one of the following in a shell:
# /etc/init.d/nscd restart
# /etc/init.d/dnsmasq restart
# /etc/init.d/named restart

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