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Java DNS cache viewer

Is there a way to view/dump DNS cached used by java.net api?

Answer

Here is a script to print the positive and negative DNS address cache.

import java.lang.reflect.Field;
import java.net.InetAddress;
import java.net.UnknownHostException;
import java.util.ArrayList;
import java.util.Date;
import java.util.List;
import java.util.Map;
public class DNSCache {
  public static void main(String[] args) throws Exception {
    InetAddress.getByName("stackoverflow.com");
    InetAddress.getByName("www.google.com");
    InetAddress.getByName("www.yahoo.com");
    InetAddress.getByName("www.example.com");
    try {
        InetAddress.getByName("nowhere.example.com");
    } catch (UnknownHostException e) {

    }

    String addressCache = "addressCache";
    System.out.println(addressCache);
    printDNSCache(addressCache);
    String negativeCache = "negativeCache";
    System.out.println(negativeCache);
    printDNSCache(negativeCache);
  }
  private static void printDNSCache(String cacheName) throws Exception {
    Class<InetAddress> klass = InetAddress.class;
    Field acf = klass.getDeclaredField(cacheName);
    acf.setAccessible(true);
    Object addressCache = acf.get(null);
    Class cacheKlass = addressCache.getClass();
    Field cf = cacheKlass.getDeclaredField("cache");
    cf.setAccessible(true);
    Map<String, Object> cache = (Map<String, Object>) cf.get(addressCache);
    for (Map.Entry<String, Object> hi : cache.entrySet()) {
        Object cacheEntry = hi.getValue();
        Class cacheEntryKlass = cacheEntry.getClass();
        Field expf = cacheEntryKlass.getDeclaredField("expiration");
        expf.setAccessible(true);
        long expires = (Long) expf.get(cacheEntry);

        Field af = cacheEntryKlass.getDeclaredField("address");
        af.setAccessible(true);
        InetAddress[] addresses = (InetAddress[]) af.get(cacheEntry);
        List<String> ads = new ArrayList<String>(addresses.length);
        for (InetAddress address : addresses) {
            ads.add(address.getHostAddress());
        }

        System.out.println(hi.getKey() + " "+new Date(expires) +" " +ads);
    }
  }
}