How to configure a domain suffix search list on the Domain Name System clients

Updating dns suffix search list

For information about keyboard shortcuts that may apply to the procedures in this topic, see Keyboard shortcuts in the Exchange admin center. This article only describes how to distribute a large-scale domain suffix search list. This article does not describe when it is necessary to configure the domain suffix search list on a client. Note If you have a computer in your domain running Windows Server or Windows Vista, you can skip this step.

When a domain suffix search list is configured on a client, only that list is used. The Netsh utility has no command to set or to change the domain suffix search list.

You can populate the domain suffix search list settings during an unattended installation. The following spacing must be exactly as shown, where adatum.

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Up to six domain suffixes may be specified. To run the script you must have administrator or system-level access to the computer.

The search order is left to right. Ask for help in the Exchange forums. Sample Regini script Create a text file with the following two lines of text and save it as the Suffix. Confirm that you have installed. However, Windows Server includes this feature.

Sample Regini script Create