Knowledgebase: Network Tips
How to clear / Flush DNS Cache?
Posted by on 12 June 2008 01:08 AM

Windows OS: Please open a command prompt windows and type command ipconfig /flushdns

With Mac OS X <= 10.4:

macvin:~ root# lookupd -flushcache

With Mac OS X > 10.5:

macvin:~ root# dscacheutil -flushcache

Some ISPs also cache domain dns, so you may need to wait 12-24 for dns cache refresh to complete a domain dns update.

You can use third party dns resolvers instead of your ISP dns resolvers

E.g. Google dns resolver IPs and


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