[CentOS] Name Resolution Broken for One Address

Mon Dec 7 13:43:10 UTC 2009
Stephen Harris <lists at spuddy.org>

On Mon, Dec 07, 2009 at 05:33:59AM -0800, John Thomas wrote:
> Possibly fixed.  There is possibly a bad entry in the nscd cache. 
> Restarting nscd did not solve the problem until I changed /etc/nscd.conf
> from: enable-cache            hosts           yes
> to:   enable-cache            hosts           no
> I am not sure why restarting (machine and/or nscd daemon) did not clear 
> the cache.

/var/db/nscd is the persistent cache location - you need to clear that
out after stopping nscd if you want to clear the cache.