How do I Flush my DNS Cache

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== Windows ==
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=== XP And Below ===
 
* Go to start->run.
 
* Go to start->run.
 
* Type in "cmd" without the quotes.
 
* Type in "cmd" without the quotes.
* At the command prompt type "ipconfig /flushdns" again without quotes.
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* At the command prompt type  
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ipconfig /flushdns
  
 
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=== Vista And Above ===
===== Vista And Above: =====
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* Click on start->All Programs->Accessories
 
* Click on start->All Programs->Accessories
 
* Right click on the command prompt and pick run as administrator.
 
* Right click on the command prompt and pick run as administrator.
* At the command prompt type "ipconfig /flushdns" no quotes.
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* At the command prompt type  
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ipconfig /flushdns
  
 
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== Linux (Generic) ==
===== Linux: =====
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* Open a root terminal or use sudo (in ubuntu or similar systems) with the following command:  
 
* Open a root terminal or use sudo (in ubuntu or similar systems) with the following command:  
<pre>/etc/rc.d/init.d/nscd restart</pre>
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/etc/rc.d/init.d/nscd restart
  
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== Mac ==
  
===== Mac OSX Leopard: =====
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=== OSX 10.5.1 and before ===
 
* Use the following command in a terminal window:
 
* Use the following command in a terminal window:
<pre>dscacheutil -flushcache</pre>
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lookupd -flushcache
  
 
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=== OSX Leopard ===
===== Mac OSX 10.5.1 and before: =====
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* Use the following command in a terminal window:
 
* Use the following command in a terminal window:
<pre>lookupd -flushcache</pre>
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dscacheutil -flushcache
 
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'''You will need to restart your browser.'''
 
'''You will need to restart your browser.'''
  
 
[[Category:KB]] [[Category:Tutorials]]
 
[[Category:KB]] [[Category:Tutorials]]

Revision as of 18:28, 4 August 2010

Contents

Windows

XP And Below

  • Go to start->run.
  • Type in "cmd" without the quotes.
  • At the command prompt type
ipconfig /flushdns

Vista And Above

  • Click on start->All Programs->Accessories
  • Right click on the command prompt and pick run as administrator.
  • At the command prompt type
ipconfig /flushdns

Linux (Generic)

  • Open a root terminal or use sudo (in ubuntu or similar systems) with the following command:
/etc/rc.d/init.d/nscd restart

Mac

OSX 10.5.1 and before

  • Use the following command in a terminal window:
lookupd -flushcache

OSX Leopard

  • Use the following command in a terminal window:
dscacheutil -flushcache

You will need to restart your browser.

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