Client Tools on Collection: Clear Client Cache

The Clear Cache tool allows a console user to clear the client cache on a remote device.

How it does it:

This tool completes this action via Remote WMI.

Navigate to the Clear Cache tool by right clicking on a Device Collection, selecting Recast RCT > Client Tools on Collection > Clear Client Cache.

Clear Cache Navigation

The Clear Cache tool can be run on single devices, multi-selected devices, or with a similar tool designed to be run on a device collection object itself.

Clear Client Cache

When the action is run, the following "Are you sure?" message will open:

Clear Cache Screenshot

The tool will then execute the cache clear return a success prompt when finished:

Clear Cache Success

Recast Permissions

ConfigMgr Client
Clear Cache

Microsoft Permissions

  • This action requires Administrator permissions on the remote device.
  • If a Recast Server is being used with a Service Account, that account also needs admin permission on the remote device
  • This action also requires Remote WMI access.
  • This action requires access to connect to the C$ share.