DNS still resolves to old server after 4+ days

I should first start by saying this is only happening on my Macbook in all browsers, through my router connection and also tethered to my phone using a different network provider.

The following resolves to the correct IP:

dig +short foxharbr.com @bill.ns.cloudflare.com
dig +short foxharbr.com @rose.ns.cloudflare.com

The following does not (old IP address):

PING foxharbr.com ( 56 data bytes
64 bytes from icmp_seq=0 ttl=47 time=10.687 ms
64 bytes from icmp_seq=1 ttl=47 time=10.003 ms

I use as my LAN DNS server and have used the purge tool on A and HTTPS, but to no avail.

I also tried flushing my Mac DNS cache via: sudo dscacheutil -flushcache; sudo killall -HUP mDNSResponder

Iā€™m unsure how or why the domain still resolves to the old server on my local machine. Any help would be really appreciated!

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Have you checked your /etc/hosts file to see if you have any static entries that would cause the DNS lookup to be skipped?

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That was the issue. I forgot 5 years ago, I had to edit the etc/hosts file.

Thank you!


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