How to Clear the Local DNS Cache in Mac OS?

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Nilanchala,  1 min read,  updated on September 17, 2023

You can flush your local DNS cache in Mac OS (up to El Capitan) from your Terminal by usinng followign steps

Go to Applications -> Utilities -> Terminal

Type the following command and press Enter:

dscacheutil -flushcache

After that type the second command and press Enter:

sudo killall -HUP mDNSResponder