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.

Policy path: 

Network\DNS Client

Scope: 

Machine

Supported on: 

At least Windows Server 2012 Windows 8 or Windows RT

Registry settings: 

HKLM\Software\Policies\Microsoft\Windows NT\DNSClient!QueryNetBTFQDN

Filename: 

DnsClient.admx