Sunday, January 25, 2009

EnableGlobalNamesSupport Registry Key

EnableGlobalNamesSupport Registry key allows to completely enable of disable GlobalNames Zone functionality. If EnableGlobalNamesSupport is set 1, enables to GlobalName Zone feature or set to 0 disables to GlobalName Zone.

Key Name: EnableGlobalNamesSupport
Type: RegDword
Default: 0
Functionality: Determines enabling global names support.

To set the key to 1 run the following command
reg add "HKLM\SYSTEM\CurrentControlSet\Services\DNS\Parameters" EnableGlobalNames Support 1
To disable GlobalNames Support , run
reg add "HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\SYSTEM\CurrentControlSet\Services\DNS\Parameters" EnableGlobalNamesSupport 0
Note: If queries for SRV records in GlobalNamesZone fails, then check this reg key is set to 1
Relevant Posts:
Set Enable Global Names Support through command prompt


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