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GPO PowerShell Regedit CMD

In PowerShell we can use Get-GPRegistryValue cmled to identify the registry key(s) associated with:

More information about Get-GPRegistryValue can be found on this link:


For Enabled we get:


Specifies whether an entry for DirectAccess connectivity appears when the user clicks the Networking notification area icon.

Set this to Disabled to prevent user confusion when you are just using DirectAccess to remotely manage DirectAccess client computers from your intranet and not

providing seamless intranet access.

If this setting is not configured, the entry for DirectAccess connectivity appears.

Supported on:

At least Windows Server 2008 R2 or Windows 7

For Disabled we get: