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Friendly Name

Description:

Specifies the string that appears for DirectAccess connectivity when the user clicks the Networking notification area icon. For example, you can specify “Contoso

Intranet Access” for the DirectAccess clients of the Contoso Corporation.


If this setting is not configured, the string that appears for DirectAccess connectivity is “Corporate Connection”.










Supported on:

At least Windows Server 2008 R2 or Windows 7

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\NetworkConnectivityAssistant" /v FriendlyName /t REG_SZ /d TestName /f


For Disabled, Delete the registry key:

REG DELETE "HKLM\Software\Policies\Microsoft\Windows\NetworkConnectivityAssistant" /v FriendlyName /f


For Not Configured, Delete the registry key:

REG DELETE "HKLM\Software\Policies\Microsoft\Windows\NetworkConnectivityAssistant" /v FriendlyName /f