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IDN mapping

Description:

Specifies whether the DNS client should convert internationalized domain names (IDNs) to the Nameprep form, a canonical Unicode representation of the string.

If this policy setting is enabled, IDNs are converted to the Nameprep form.

If this policy setting is disabled, or if this policy setting is not configured, IDNs are not converted to the Nameprep form.











Supported on:

At least Windows Server 2012, Windows 8 or Windows RT

GPO PowerShell Regedit CMD

We can use Command Prompt to add or delete the registry key(s):


For Enabled, Add the registry key:

REG add "HKLM\Software\Policies\Microsoft\Windows NT\DNSClient" /v EnableIdnMapping /t REG_DWORD /d 1 /f


For Disabled, Add the registry key:

REG add "HKLM\Software\Policies\Microsoft\Windows NT\DNSClient" /v EnableIdnMapping /t REG_DWORD /d 0 /f


For Not Configured, Delete the registry key:

REG DELETE "HKLM\Software\Policies\Microsoft\Windows NT\DNSClient" /v EnableIdnMapping /f