Sometimes we need to reload or flush our DNS in our Operating System to get new address for some web server or domain. There are many method to Flush DNS. Each operating system have a different method to do this jobs. I will show you how to flush DNS on many popular operating System
Flush DNS for MAC OS X Leopard and Snow Leopard and Beyond
Follow this guide to Flush the DNS cache in Mac OS X Leopard/Snow Leopad by following these steps.
- Open Terminal Application
- type dscacheutil -flushcachein your terminal to flush the DNS resolver cache.
- Once you run the command your DNS cache (in Mac OS X) will flush.
Flush DNS for MAC OS X Before Leopard (Tiger, Panther)
- Open Terminal Application and type lookupd -flushcache in your terminal to flush the DNS resolver cache.
- Once you run the command your DNS cache (in Mac OS X) will flush
How To Fluch DNS for Windows
To flush DNS cache in Microsoft Windows (Win XP, Win ME, Win 2000) follow these steps.
- Start -> Run -> type cmd
- in command prompt, type ipconfig /flushdns
- Done! You Microsoft Windows DNS has been Flushed
How To Fluch DNS for Linux
flush the DNS cache in Linux, restart the nscd daemon.
- To restart the nscd daemon, type /etc/rc.d/init.d/nscd restart in your terminal
- Run the command and linux DNS cache will flush.
That’s it, we hope tutorial and guide how to flush DNS on many operating system useful.