Atlassian Stash just not understanding Active Directory nested groups


Can anyone tell me if they're got their Atlassian Stash working correctly with nested groups? I have the option enabled but when I use a group that has subgroups containing users in the user filter, I can not authenticate. Additionally, using the top group in the group filter does not pull any users when syncing. When I add the group contained within the top group directly and synchronise, it works fine, as does authentication. It seems to me that Stash just does not support the nested groups


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Hi Brian,

I'd suggest creating a support request at as this issue might need some further investigation. Please attach your Stash debug logs: as well as an LDAP LDIF for the nested group and user that fails to appear in Stash after a sync. A screenshot of your LDAP configuration in Stash will also help.



I didn't get an answer if anyone has got it working or not. In this case, raising a support request is the only option

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