How do I flush a computer DNS cache?

 

How do I flush a computer DNS cache?

To flush DNS cache in your computer or PC

Flush dns to get a new nameserver resolution for a domain. Flushing DNS cache might also helps you to check new redistered domain is accessable in the browser or not. You can simply flush your dns cache anytime to get new entry.

Lets start Flushing the DNS cache

To flush DNS  cache in Windows (Win XP, Win ME, Win 2000, vista, windows7):-
– Start -> Run -> type cmd
– in command prompt, type ipconfig /flushdns
– Done! You Window DNS cache has just been flush.

To flush the DNS cache in Linux

– To restart the nscd daemon, type /etc/rc.d/init.d/nscd  or /etc/init.d/nscd restart in your terminal
– This will flush dns cache in linux machine

To flush the DNS cache in Mac OS
– type lookupd -flushcache in your terminal to flush the DNS resolver cache.
ex: bash-2.05a$ lookupd -flushcache
– Once you run the command your DNS cache (in Mac OS X) will flush.
To flush the DNS cache in Mac OS X Leopard
– type dscacheutil -flushcache in your terminal to flush the DNS resolver cache.
ex: bash-2.05a$ dscacheutil -flushcache
– Once you run the command your DNS cache (in Mac OS X Leopard) will flush.
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