Today I will teach you how to view DNS Resolver Cache stored on your laptop.
If you have not read my previous tutorial or do not know about DNS Resolver Cache, let me explain.
What is DNS Resolver Cache?
DNS Resolver Cache is a temporary storage on your computer where you can find the previous DNS lookups your computer did.
In layman's words, when you type www.SysToSys.com on a browser, your computer translates the domain name with the IP address with the help of a DNS Server.
Your computer saves the DNS information on your computer. So, when you type www.SysToSys.com a second time, your computer does not need the help of a DNS server.
I believe I have explained enough. Now let us check how to display the current DNS Resolver Cache.Your PC stores this information in the DNS Resolver Cache.
How to Display Current DNS Resolver Cache Stored On a Computer?
We can print the current DNS Resolver Cache with the help of a DOS Command. The command is:
To execute it, start DOS Prompt on your laptop with administrative privileges.ipconfig/displaydns
This command will show the current DNS Resolver Cache with the following information.
I will explain each term with one example. Let me show you how to display DNS Resolver Cache on my Windows 11 laptop.You can see the Remote Computer Name, Record Type, Time to Live, Data Length, Section, and CNAME Record.
You can use the same command on your laptop with other versions of the Windows Operating System (Windows 10, Windows 7, etc.).