Thursday, 8 September 2016

Windows 10 DNS Suffixes

To fix the problem of domain suffixes being applied to well-dotted fqdn:

http://superuser.com/a/680359/638934
combined with
The group policy reg keys for the searchlist are:
HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\SOFTWARE\Policies\Microsoft\Windows NT\DNSClient\"SearchList"="domain1,domain2,domain3"
and
HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\SOFTWARE\Wow6432Node\Policies\Microsoft\Windows NT\DNSClient\"SearchList"="domain1,domain2,domain3"
https://social.technet.microsoft.com/Forums/windows/en-US/76d07f31-62d6-4648-a3e2-7e6e16791363/append-these-dns-suffixes-not-available?forum=w7itpronetworking

Use these tricks to prefix: .,
(dot comma) to the front of the search list.

Thus each name will be tried in it's current form without any other domain suffixes first.

And so a well-dotted fqdn will resolve.

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