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How to Flush DNS cache
Posted by Sean Syed on 26 April 2013 12:55 AM

If you continually get DNS errors while trying to brows any site, but the same site on another computer on the same network is working fine. Then this problem is because of the DNS cache of the machine and you need to reload your DNS cache on that machine.

Following is the process to Clear/flush DNS cache

To Clear/flush DNS cache in Microsoft Windows.

Start >> Run >> type cmd

In command prompt, type 

C:\> ipconfig /flushdns

 

To Clear/flush the DNS cache in Linux, you need to restart the nscd daemon.
You need login into the shell of your machine and type

root@support [~]# cd /etc/rc.d/init.d
root@support [/etc/rc.d/init.d]# ./nscd restart
To Clear/flush the DNS cache in Mac OS.
In your terminal, type
For Tiger Mac

 

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