Clear-DnsServerCache | Taking on PowerShell one cmdlet at a time | Weekly Blog

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This is a part of an on-going blog series written by Adam Gordon. Each week, Adam will walk you through a PowerShell command, showing you when and how to use each one. This week, Adam covers Clear-DnsServerCache. 

When to use Clear-DnsServerCache?

The Clear-DnsServerCache cmdlet clears resource records from a Domain Name System (DNS) server cache.

What version of PowerShell am I using for this blog?

Get PowerShell Version from your machine:

$PSVersionTable

This command shows you the PowerShell Version information on your machine. 

How to use Clear-DnsServerCache?

Clear resource records from the cache:

Clear-DnsServerCache -ComputerName “SCCMDC.ITP.LOCAL” -Force

This command clears the DNS server cache on a specified DNS server. If you do not use the Force parameter, you must confirm the action before it is performed.

Learn last week’s command: Clear-Disk.

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