Windows DHCP client and DNS suffix search list (option 119)

by vobelic   Last Updated September 13, 2017 14:00 PM

I'm trying to supply the dns search list to my windows clients to make the internal DNS naming scheme usable. Windows AD is not used so no GPO available.

The ideal way would be to supply the dns search list via DHCP option 119. Windows DHCP clients tragically don't seem to support that.

Is there an alternative way of achieving this beside GPO?


Which DHCP Client OS Support DHCP Option 119 Domain Suffix Search?

Answers 1

No Windows clients do not request DCHP option 119.

The only way to set multiple DNS search domains is through:

  1. Group Policy
  2. Registry
  3. Manually
September 13, 2017 13:43 PM

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