Flush Your Memcached Instance
How to flush your Memcached Instance
If you need to flush your memcached instance because you have made a change to your website
You can running the following command via the command line
echo "flush_all" | nc localhost 11211
or if its setup as a socket
echo "flush_all" | nc -U /path/to/the/socket.sock
You should see the OK once you run the command, meaning your memcached instance has been flushed
If you have to run this command often and you do not want to remember the entire statement, you can always create an alias to run
Example, add the following to your .bashrc file
alias flush_memcached='echo "flush_all" | nc localhost 11211'
Or the following to view your stats
alias stats_memcached='echo "stats" | nc 10.70.30.20 11211'
Then run the following to reload your current .bashrc file