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Can DNS Caching Be Disabled for a Single Domain (BIND)?

I have a BIND server (CentOS 6) on my local subnet handing my DNS requests. I also have a domain which points to my GoDaddy VPS. I would like to configure my BIND server so that it won't cache any ...
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2answers
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Flush Chrome and Firefox DNS cache from command line?

Occasionally, I need to do a scorched Earth cleansing of my local DNS cachi. The most common scenario for this was that I was using OpenDNS, and when a name would fail to resolve (it was a hostname ...
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112 views

How to flush DNS cache in Firefox

Strange issue... whenever I try to access http://docs.python.org/ from Firefox on Win 7, I get redirected to http://docs.python.org/old_dns.txt which says: You need to update your DNS records for ...
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0answers
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My website loads on my computer but not on any other computer. Why does that happen?

Here's the website: http://wbut.jayantbhawal.in/ This website used to work perfectly anywhere till yesterday. It's a Wordpress powered website using the theme Tempera. I've used a lot of plugins on ...
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2answers
85 views

Is it possible to clear DNS cache globally?

Users are complaining they are seeing the old content, which is from the old website after we switched to new server. So they are looking at completely different website practically. Many of them ...
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1answer
101 views

Windows DNS cache is NOT updating at all (other computers in home have updated)

I just spun up a new VPS, set it up with a fresh and clean LAMP stack and pointed my domain to it. I waited a few hours and tried it and it was still my old website. For a laugh, I logged into my ...
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0answers
48 views

Setup DNS caching server on Ubuntu VPS?

I just wanted to know how I could setup a DNS caching server on my Ubuntu VPS and then connect to it using my PC's hosts file? Thanks in advance, Francis
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1k views

Why doesn't “ipconfig /flushdns” completely wipe your DNS?

I've consistently had a problem where "ipconfig /flushdns" + restarting computer doesn't get rid of all the DNS records. Should it completely flush any and all records in DNS? Why doesn't it usually ...
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1answer
662 views

DNS cache will not clear on a Windows XP machine?

I have a Windows XP machine that refuses to connect to one of my servers no matter what I've tried. It points to a null IP address (not the correct IP) and HTML-get as well as ping and tracert all ...
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1answer
1k views

flush opera DNS cache

for a developer that has to update DNS entries to do testing and other tasks, how do you clear the DNS cache in Opera. Or lower the extremely long cache that get's in your way after editing ...
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1answer
128 views

Worse case scenario when switching a DNS entry with a TTL of 1 day

Say I have a DNS entry with a Time to Live set to 1 day or 86400 seconds, and I update it's destination IP, I wonder how long it would take in a worse case scenario for an end user until his he gets ...
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1answer
99 views

DNS cache-on-demand server in Win7

I live in a country that enjoys manipulating DNS entries for fun and profit. For various reasons, I cannot surf with a VPN running 100% of the time. Because some sites are only blocked via DNS ...
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1answer
600 views

Ubuntu - delete local dns cache?

To fight against my procrastination I changed /etc/hosts on my Ubuntu (11.10) laptop. The /etc/hosts looks now like 127.0.0.1 facebook.com 127.0.0.1 plus.google.com 127.0.0.1 twitter.com and ...
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438 views

DNS records that are 2 months old? [closed]

I moved my app 2 months ago to a new server and did a new release. I just get an email form a customer saying a link isn't working. It looks like he was on my old site. I checked the logs. The app is ...
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295 views

Replace or disable OS X dns cache?

I'm having trouble with OS X's dns cacher and I'm wondering if it's possible to simply disable it or replace it with a better / more configurable program? I don't suppose it's as easy as deleting an ...
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2answers
256 views

Where does the DNS record go?

Although I was able to "ping by IP," I was unable to "ping by name" a freshly installed Windows 2008 R2 VM. I fixed the problem by temporarily activating "network discovery" rules on the W2k8 VM, ...
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3answers
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Is it possible to make local DNS cache to make browsing faster?

I've noticed that significant amount of time is spent on initial domain DNS resolve and it works much faster after that. But hey.. 90% of websites have the same IP for many months! Is it possible to ...
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0answers
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Why is Windows is still caching failed DNS queries even after editing the registry?

Throughout the day, my 3G modem will sometimes disconnect and reconnect instantaneously. If I happen to request a webpage at the exact moment the modem disconnects, Windows will cache the failed query ...
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1answer
938 views

How do I flush the DNS cache in Mac OS X 10.5?

I have done some changes to /private/etc/hosts on my mac and need to flush the DNS cache. Previously been using lookupd -flushcache on Mac OS X 10.4 to do this successfully. However something seems ...
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3answers
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How often does the DNS cache clear?

How often does the DNS cache clear on a Windows 7 machine?
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5answers
29k views

Why does remote desktop not work for me by computer name, and only by IP?

I have a computer at work that I can only connect to remotely when using the computer's IP address and not when using the computer's name. I can see my computer name is set up correctly as "JoshPC" ...
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7answers
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What is a good local Windows DNS Caching Server/Service?

My ISP constantly has trouble keeping their DNS servers up (or so it seems). Does anyone have any good suggestions for a local caching server that can be installed on Windows Vista?