Use built-in DNS client

Controls whether the built-in DNS client is used in Google Chrome.

This does not affect which DNS servers are used; just the software stack which is used to communicate with them. For example if the operating system is configured to use an enterprise DNS server, that same server would be used by the built-in DNS client. It is however possible that the built-in DNS client will address servers in different ways by using more modern DNS-related protocols such as DNS-over-TLS.

If this policy is set to true, the built-in DNS client will be used, if available.

If this policy is set to false, the built-in DNS client will never be used.

If this policy is left not set, the built-in DNS client will be enabled by default on MacOS, Android (when neither Private DNS nor VPN are enabled) and ChromeOS, and the users will be able to change whether the built-in DNS client is used by editing chrome://flags or specifying a command-line flag.

Supported on: At least Microsoft Windows 7 or Windows Server 2008 family

Registry HiveHKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE or HKEY_CURRENT_USER
Registry PathSoftware\Policies\Google\Chrome
Value NameBuiltInDnsClientEnabled
Value TypeREG_DWORD
Enabled Value1
Disabled Value0

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