Turn on protocol recognition

This policy setting allows you to configure protocol recognition for network protection against exploits of known vulnerabilities.

If you enable or do not configure this setting, protocol recognition will be enabled.

If you disable this setting, protocol recognition will be disabled.

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

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