[rt-users] RT::Extension::LDAPImport and nested groups in Active Directory
jeffrey.pilant at bayer.com
Tue Nov 3 13:04:40 EST 2015
Benjamin Klier writes:
>I'm trying to import my users and groups from Active Directory. Getting
>in the users works just fine, but importing the groups (with a
>$LDAPGroupFilter like (|(CN=MY_RT_USERS_*)) ) is giving some errors.
>The problem seems to be that in our AD the main groups norally just
>concatenate other subgroups so that they doesn't include users but just
>other groups, for example
> +-----> SOME_SUBGROUP
> | +
> | +----> USER_1
> | |
> | +----> USER_2
> | |
> | +----> USER_3
> +-----> ANOTHER_SUBGROUP
> +----> USER_4
> +----> USER_5
> +----> ...
>Unfortunately it's not an option to rework our AD group structure :-(
>Crawling the rt-users archive didn't get me anywhat closer to find a
>solution to that problem.
>I'm using RT::Extension::LDAPImport v0.36
>Maybe anyone has some experience with a configuration like that and
>would be able to give me the missing hint :-)
Why flatten the AD structure? You should be able to recreate it entirely with RT groups.
Obj = LDAP(SomeGroup)
For each member in Obj:
If member is a group then AddAGroup(member)
This recursive algorithm should duplicate the AD layout below a node if you give it an AD node.
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