Delete DNS Cache from an Operating System

- To delete the cache from Microsoft Windows operating system:

ipconfig /flushdns

1- Open the Run menu, you can do so from the Start menu or by pressing

the button with the Windows icon + the R button from the keyboard.

2- Open the command server by typing cmd and pressing OK.

3-Type the ipconfig /flushdns command.

MAC v10.6 operating system

Execute the command: dscacheutil -flushcache, from the Terminal.

Mountain Lion or Lion operating system

Execute the command: sudo killall -HUP mDNSResponder.

Linux operating system

Execute the command: /etc/rc.d/init.d/nscd restart, from the Terminal.

 



Was this answer helpful? 20 Users Found This Useful (20 Votes)