The two Nomad components that have registry values are NomadBranch and NomadBranchAdminUIExt. We have organized these into features in the sections below. For reference, we also provide a list of registry values and their associated installer properties (if any). See Nomad client registry values and installer properties for more details.

NomadBranch registry values

The NomadBranch registry values can be changed to alter some default installation values for Nomad. Before you make any registry updates, ensure you make a backup of the registry. The registry values for NomadBranch are located in: HKLM\Software\1E\NomadBranch

The following headings show the Nomad registry entries related to a particular functional area.  Clicking on a link will take you to the definition for the registry entry in the Alphabetic NomadBranch registry values page. 

Basic Nomad configuration

CompatibilityFlags, Debug, GenerateWEREvents, InstallationDirectory, LogFileName, MaxLogFileSizeMaxStuckCountP2PDisqualifyMaxNumPeersP2PDisqualifyMaxWindowMinsP2PElectionWeightP2Penabled, P2P_Port, SpecialNetShareSuccessCodes

Peer Backup Assistant (PBA)

CachePath, EnforceQuotas, HAACKTimeoutMinsMaxAllocRequest, MaxConcurrency, MaximumMegaByte, PostCompleteTimeoutHours, PreCompleteTimeoutHours, SSPBAEnabled

Connection and downloads

DownloadTimeout, MaxAllowedLinkSpeedMaxBusyBackOffSecsMaxPackageSizeFastLAN, MaxPackageSizeRAS, MaxPackageSizeSlowLAN, MaxWorkRatesNomadNeverUseSubnetsRunUncachedPermittedFastLAN, WLanBlipSecsWLanProfilesList

Nomad cache

AuthenticatedUsers, CacheCleanCycleHrs, CacheStateSyncIntervalMinutesMaxCacheDaysMaxCacheSizeMB, MaxPreCacheDaysMaxSUCacheDaysNoHardlink, NomadInhibitedADSites, NomadInhibitedSubnetsPercentAvailableDisk

Certificates, HTTPS and Internet-facing clients


Distribution Point server related

DPNotAvailableCodes, PermittedLSZShares, RecycleDPDelaySigsFolder

Status messages




Single Site Download (SSD)

ActiveEfficiency\PlatformURL, ContentRegSyncBatchSzContentRegSyncCycleHrsContentRegSyncReqDelay, LocalSsdStaggerNoSsdReqOnInhibitedSubnetsPercentDelayedContentRegSiteSsdStaggerSSDEnabled, SSPBAEnabled


CentralMCastExtraDelayMinsMaxPacketsPerSecondMultiCastMADCAPScope, MulticastSupport


MaxDevicesFromAE, WakeUpBatchSize, WakeUpEnabled, WakeUpMinPackageSizeMB

If you make changes to the registry values, we recommend you restart the Nomad service – changes to P2P_Port, P2PEnabled, NomadInhibitedSubnets and NomadInhibitedADSites will not take effect until the service is restarted.

NomadBranchAdminUIExt registry values

  • For 64-bit machines running the Configuration Manager console, the registry values for NomadBranchAdminUIExt are under: HKLM\Software\Wow6432Node\1E\NomadAdminUI\ActiveEfficiency
  • For 32-bit machines running the Configuration Manager console, the registry values for NomadBranchAdminUIExt are under: HKLM\Software\1E\NomadAdminUI\ActiveEfficiency

Nomad pre-caching

There is only one value that is of use in the NomadBranchAdminUIExt registry that defines the location of ActiveEfficiency Server for use with the Nomad pre-caching feature:  PlatformURL