Configure how often a DFS client discovers domain controllers

This policy setting allows you to configure how often a Distributed File System (DFS) client attempts to discover domain controllers on a network. By default a DFS client attempts to discover domain controllers every 15 minutes.If you enable this policy setting you can configure how often a DFS client attempts to discover domain controllers. This value is specified in minutes.If you disable or do not configure this policy setting the default value of 15 minutes applies.Note: The minimum value you can select is 15 minutes. If you try to set this setting to a value less than 15 minutes the default value of 15 minutes is applied.

Policy path: 

Network

Scope: 

Machine

Supported on: 

At least Windows Server 2003 operating systems or Windows XP Professional

Registry settings: 

HKLM\Software\Policies\Microsoft\System\DFSClient!DfsDcNameDelay

Filename: 

DFS.admx