Allow NetBT queries for fully qualified domain names

Specifies that NetBIOS over TCP/IP (NetBT) queries are issued for fully qualified domain names.

If you enable this policy setting, NetBT queries will be issued for multi-label and fully qualified domain names such as "www.example.com" in addition to single-label names.

If you disable this policy setting, or if you do not configure this policy setting, NetBT queries will only be issued for single-label names such as "example" and not for multi-label and fully qualified domain names.

Supported on: At least Windows Server 2012, Windows 8 or Windows RT
Registry HiveHKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE
Registry PathSoftware\Policies\Microsoft\Windows NT\DNSClient
Value NameQueryNetBTFQDN
Value TypeREG_DWORD
Enabled Value1
Disabled Value0

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