We will start by flushing the DNS cache on the computer, which will clear out any of the cached entries on the device so that if we try to resolve any of them, it will have to go get a new resolution from the servers out there on the internet. For this, we will enter the following command:
Since we've cleared that out, let's do a standard resolution.
DNS is used for all sorts of things, some of which are listed here:
- Browsing the internet in any fashion, such as with the web
- If you're trying to resolve FTP servers or game servers
- If you're trying to run an active directory on a domain
011into a local network
- If you're trying to run VMware
All sorts of different services out there use DNS; there's a common mantra...