How to Add or Edit DNS servers in Sun Solaris

Domain Name Service (DNS) is a system which translates the meaningful Hostnames and Domain Names into valid IP Addresses. A DNS Client or a Resolver is a host or a network device which queries the DNS servers for various resource records like the IP Address for a host like a Mail Server.

How to Flush DNS Cache in Sun Solaris

It may be sometime required to flush your DNS Cache mostly when trying to troubleshoot a problem with your name service or when there was an invalid DNS entry after a server outage. The possible solution to clear these cached invalid entries or to wait till the record expires based on its TTL (Time To Live)