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What Is the CMD Command to Check DNS Cache in Windows?

To check DNS Cache from the command prompt, use the ipconfig /displaydns command.

ipconfig /displaydns

The following screenshot shows the output of the above command:

check dns cache windows

There is also a PowerShell command to check the DNS cache, which is the Get-DnsClientCache command.

command to check dns cache

The ipconfig /displaydns command works on both CMD and PowerShell. The Get-DnsClientCache command only works on PowerShell.

To flush the DNS cache, use the ipconfig /flushdns command on CMD and Clear-DnsClientCache command on PowerShell.