Nested Active Directory Group users don't sync?

I know this has been asked in the past, but I'm wondering if there is any update. Here's my scenario: We have Group 1 and 2 in Active Directory. Group 2 is a member of Group 1. We have users A, B, C, and D in AD. Users A and B are members of Group 1. Users C and D are members of Group 2.

JIRA is configured to Enable Nested Groups on the User Directory and set to Read Only. We have AD Group 1 set as JIRA Users in Global Permissions. JIRA sees ONLY the members of Group 1 and lets them log in. It doesn't see the members of Group 2 as having the JIRA Users Global Permissions. Is there ANY way around this?

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Hi Bart, newer versions of JIRA support nested groups. Judging by your description and since the option Enable Nested Groups maked in your LDAP directory configuration, you should see Group 1 listing users A, B, C and D as as members of it in JIRA administration.

In case you have LDAP filters to restrict the synchronization scope, note that both groups (Group 1 and Group 2) need to be pulled to JIRA, otherwise JIRA won't understand that there are nested members.

I hope it helps.


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