Active Directory Group Import

This section explains how to search and import groups from Active Directory into the Syncfusion User Management Server.


Active Directory connection has to be configured in the Active Directory Settings in the General page for importing groups.

Users belonging to the System Administrator group only can import Active Directory groups into the Syncfusion User Management Server.

Search Groups

You can search the Active Directory groups with any one of the below properties and choose them to import into Syncfusion User Management Server.

  • Group name
  • Group description

A maximum of 1000 groups will be searched and pulled from Active Directory in a single request.

User Management Server will search the groups within the specified distinguished name given in the Active Directory settings page and list the search results in the grid.

Import groups from Active Directory Server

Import Groups

To import the Active Directory groups into the User Management Server, you have to choose the groups from the list and click on the Import groups button at the top right corner.

User Management Server will import the chosen groups and a confirmation message will be displayed.

Success message after imported the Active Directory groups

The success message box explains the users who all are get imported/not imported into the User Management server.

Duplicate Groups

Active Directory groups who has the same group name as that of the User Management Server groups (which are already present) will be marked as duplicate groups and will not be allowed to import into the User Management Server.

Duplicated Active Directory Groups