DNS Caching on W2K Pro-Workstation

I performed the following test:

- assigned to IP-Adress the DNS alias "alias1"
- ping to alias responds with IP:

- assigned alias1 to IP-adress
- ping to alias1 responds with IP
- ping to alias1 from a machine which hasn't pinged alias1 before answers with the correct IP

Does Win2K write DNS-aliases into a lokal cache?
How can I turn off the caching?
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AvonWyssConnect With a Mentor Commented:
-Check the hosts & lmhosts files on the local station.
-Perform clear the caches with nbtstat -R
-do an arp -d as well..
-try it again.. No go ?
-Clear the cached dns zones from the dns server mmc & copy the sample dns cache file to the servers cache file.
The cache is in memory. To clear it, use the

(NBTSTAT is for netbios only, ARP is IP-to-MAC translation).
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beermcpAuthor Commented:
the ipconfig /flushdns works perfect. But how can I permanently avoid caching or set the time until refresh to a minimum?
you can also simply disable the dns client service.
beermcpAuthor Commented:
Your solution just works perfect. Thanks
Glad to help. Thank you!
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