- nc command - The nc (also know as netcat) utility is used for just about anything under the sun involving TCP or UDP.
- telnet command - The telnet command is used to communicate with another host using the TELNET protocol.
netcat (nc) Command Example To Flush Contents Of Memcached Server
The nc (netcat) command is a simple unix utility which reads and writes data across network connections, using TCP or UDP protocol. It can simply connect to the memcached instance and and invalidate all existing cache:
echo 'flush_all' | nc localhost 11211
echo 'flush_all' | netcat localhost 11211
nc 192.168.1.10 11211<<<"flush_all"
- 192.168.1.10 - memcached server instance
- localhost - memcached server instance
- 11211 - memcached server port.
Telnet Command Example To Flush Contents Of Memcached Server
Type the following command:
telnet your-memcached-server-ip PORT
In this example connect to 192.168.1.10 11211 and issue the flush_all command as follows:
$ telnet 192.168.1.10 11211
Trying 192.168.1.10... Connected to cache01.nixcraft.net.in. Escape character is ‘^]’. flush_all OK quit Connection to cache01.nixcraft.net.in closed by foreign host.
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