by Lisa Heselton
Geoff Bowers (of fullasagoog site fame) recently lamented about CFHTTP permanently caching the DNS look-up (http://blog.daemon.com.au/archives/000282.html). Damon Cooper in turn had Tom Jordahl take a look, who stated that the problem lies with some Sun VM behavior. The suggested fix is to edit the file .../lib/security/java.security. Details can be found on the blog.
Changing CFHTTP DNS Caching Behavior