Primary DNS suffix devolution level
Specifies if the devolution level that DNS clients will use if they perform primary DNS suffix devolution during the name resolution process.
With devolution, a DNS client creates queries by appending a single-
The DNS client appends DNS suffixes to the single-
Devolution is not enabled if a global suffix search list is configured using Group Policy.
If a global suffix search list is not configured, and the Append primary and connection specific DNS suffixes radio button is selected, the DNS client appends the following names to a single-
The primary DNS suffix, as specified on the Computer Name tab of the System control panel.
For example, when a user submits a query for a single-
If a DNS suffix search list is not specified, the DNS client attaches the primary DNS suffix to a single-
For example, if the primary DNS suffix ooo.aaa.microsoft.com is attached to the non-
If you enable this policy setting and DNS devolution is also enabled, DNS clients use the DNS devolution level that you specify.
If this policy setting is disabled, or if this policy setting is not configured, DNS clients use the default devolution level of two provided that DNS devolution is enabled.
At least Windows 2000
Not Configured -
User Interface can be found in the Group Policy.
Please navigate to Computer Configuration -