Use built-in DNS client

This policy controls which software stack is used to communicate with the DNS server: the Operating System DNS client, or Google Chrome's built-in DNS client. This policy does not affect which DNS servers are used: if, for example, the operating system is configured to use an enterprise DNS server, that same server would be used by the built-in DNS client. It also does not control if DNS-over-HTTPS is used; Google Chrome will always use the built-in resolver for DNS-over-HTTPS requests. Please see the DnsOverHttpsMode policy for information on controlling DNS-over-HTTPS.

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

If this policy is set to Disabled, the built-in DNS client will only be used when DNS-over-HTTPS is in use.

If this policy is left unset, the built-in DNS client will be enabled by default on macOS, Android (when neither Private DNS nor VPN are enabled) and Google Chrome OS.

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

Registry PathSoftware\Policies\Google\ChromeOS
Value NameBuiltInDnsClientEnabled
Enabled Value1
Disabled Value0


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