Set "User Object Filter" to OU, not CN

Hi,

is it possible to set the User Object Filter to an OU and not to an ad-group?

At the moment it is set to:
User Object Filter:

(&(objectCategory=Person)(sAMAccountName=*)(memberOf:1.2.840.113556.1.4.1941:=cn=Jira_Test,OU=RG_Jira,OU=Groups,DC=net,DC=local))

 

We would like to set is to something like that (cn=Jira_Test, is removed).
User Object Filter:

(&(objectCategory=Person)(sAMAccountName=*)(memberOf:1.2.840.113556.1.4.1941:=OU=RG_Jira,OU=Groups,DC=net,DC=local))

 

 

Thank you + BR

2 answers

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Gonchik Tsymzhitov Community Champion Nov 12, 2017

Hi Stefan,

 

Could you describe your use case? 

If you want to set filter on OU level, better way use on basedn.

 

 

https://confluence.atlassian.com/kb/how-to-write-ldap-search-filters-792496933.html

 

BR,

Gonchik Tsymzhitov

Hi Gonchik,

well good question, if we set the User Object Filter to CN ( a AD-group) all other AD-Groups must be member of the main AD-group. You always have to keep this in mind, when you add a new AD-group.

CN=Jira-All,OU=RG_Jira,OU=Groups,DC=net,DC=local

Jira-All

Jira-Write (member of Jira-All)

Jira-Read (member of Jira-All)

 

In my opinion this is unnecessary when we read all ad-groups and the containing users of one OU.

OU=RG_Jira,OU=Groups,DC=net,DC=local

Jira-Write 

Jira-Read 

So you don't have to add the ad-group to the main-ad-group.

 

BR
Stefan

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