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where does Connection-specific DNS Suffix within the ipconfig statistics come from?

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Hi Everyone;

        In an attempt to better understand some troubleshooting experiences I am going through with two different routers, one of several questions comes to my mind.  The one I want to address in this open post is as follows:   Where does the value  of Connection-specific DNS Suffix come from?  For instance, when I run ipconfig, I see the value given for my Connection-specific DNS to be Belkin which makes sense because it is the name of the router interfacing this pc and connecting to the DSL modem via WAN port.  However, I am not totally sure that is what it means though.

            Could someone elaborate upon the connection-specific DNS suffix.  Will it always have a value or is there ever a time where it is "ok" for nothing to appear there?

             I will look forward to reviewing any feedback given to this question.

            Thank you.

            George
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