Thursday, 27 July 2017

Finding LDAP user groups

LDAP Groups:

These can be used to segregate access permissions for various tools, most of the Atlassian suite can be managed this way for access to projects. Maybe even the tool itself.

From a non-admin persons perspective it can sometimes be hard to find out if you are a member of an LDAP group. You need to be able to query an LDAP server and then find the right group, even if you know the group name you might not know how to get this information.

Well turns out that we can use a windows command to skip straight there:

C:\Windows\System32\rundll32.exe dsquery,OpenQueryWindow

This gives us a window in which we can search for  Users, Contacts and Groups. Then we can highlight the group or users and find the basic information that we might need.