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Specify multiple OUs as "additional User DN" in AD/LDAP-Configuration

Is it possible to specify multiple OUs  in the Additional User DN?

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So for example, I could specify OU=Group1,OU=Group2,OU=Group3 .

 

Every time I try to do that, it does not work, so I'm wondering if I am missing something or if it's truly not compatible.

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Jim Schwilk Community Leader Oct 15, 2019

What you need to do is under "User Schema Settings" use the "User Object Filter" to filter the groups that you want to sync.

Here is an example query:

(&(objectCategory=Person)(sAMAccountName=*)(|(memberOf=CN=group1,OU=container1,DC=domain,DC=com)(memberOf=CN=group2,OU=container1,DC=domain,DC=com)))

This will sync users that are part of "group1" and "group2" where the group is located in "container1".  I would create a separate OU for atlassian users then create the groups inside of that OU and make the users part of that group.

Thanks! That was exactly what I was looking for!

Like Jim Schwilk likes this

Ive seen some people have success with 

OU=Group1,Group2,Group3

But cant promise that will work.

Another option would be to set up multiple directories each connecting to the same LDAP server, but with different Additional User DN entries. I have does this and it works fine. though you have to be careful with group membership as sometimes there are issues with users from different directories being in the same group.

Doing "OU=Group1,Group2,Group3" sadly doesn't work.

The multiple directories works but to me I would have assumed would be a better way to go about it so I could manage it all in one Directory without having to sync multiple directories to one LDAP server.

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