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How to clear DNS Cache in my system ?

Flush dns cache when you can t access a newly registered domain name in your system. You can simply flush your dns cache anytime to get new entry.

To flush DNS cache in Microsoft Windows (Win XP,win ME,Win 2000)

  • Start -> Run ->type cmd

  • In command prompt,type ipconfig /flushdns

  • Done! You Window DNS cache has just been flush.

To flush DNS cache in Linux ,restart the nscd daemon :

  • To restart the nscd daemon, type /etc/rc.d/init.d/nscd restart in your terminal

  • Once you run the command your linux DNS cache will flush.

To flush DNS cache in Mac OS X Leopard :

  • Type lookupd -flushcache in your terminal to flush the DNS resolver cache.

ex: bash-2.00a$ lookupd -flushcache

  • Once you run the command your DNS cache (in Mac OS X) will flush.

To flush DNS cache in Mac OS X :

  • Type dscacheutil -flushcache in your terminal to flush the DNS resolver cache.

ex: bash-2.00a$ dscacheutil -flushcache

  • Once you run the command your DNS cache (in Mac OS X Leopard) will flush.


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