Howto clear DNS cache in Bluecoat Proxy Server

There can be a few occasions where you may need to manually purge the local DNS cache and/or the actual web cache of a Blue Coat ProxySG appliance. While both the DNS cache and web cache will eventually age out it can be helpful to sometimes speed up the process by flushing/purging the DNS and web cache.
Using ProxySG Web console

1) First you need to login to ProxySG device Web console

2) Maintenance > System and Disk > Tasks > ‘Clear’ the DNS cache


From Command line

You need to login in to your proxySG device using ssh and also enter the enable password

Now you need to use the following command and press enter

#clear-cache dns-cache

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One thought on “Howto clear DNS cache in Bluecoat Proxy Server

  1. Hello,

    can you show me how to disable caching for certain webpage only like


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