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    Google Sync - GADS specify OU's

    I want to only sync users in specified OU's or possible a group if that's easier, dirsync for O365 made this easy enough.

    Has anyone done this with GADS and could help?

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    Yep, you do this in the Org Units section, on the Search Rules tab. Official docs are here to get you started: Org Unit Search Rules

    Doing it by OU is simpler to implement but it just uses LDAP filter queries so group membership should be possible if that's the preferred option.
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    That looks like it's just creating structure though rather than excluding users that aren't in those OU's? I've looked at the documentation but just can't get my head around it.

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    Yes you can. We sync based on OU + membership of a group "GoogleAppsUsers", however our directory structures are different (AD has a bit of the "organic growth" look about it!) so we have to use a bunch of rules to map the structure.

    The filter within the OU is like :
    (&(objectCategory=person)(ObjectClass=user)(member Of=CN=GoogleAppsUsers,DC=ourschool,DC=org,DC=uk))

    We use the Org Unit Name and specify the base DN to do the OU mapping.

    (this is in User Accounts, Search Rules).

    Does that make sense?

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    Quote Originally Posted by plexer View Post
    That looks like it's just creating structure though rather than excluding users that aren't in those OU's?
    It does both. Once a Search Rule is created, anything not matched by the specified rules doesn't get synced.

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