Active Directory Nested Groups
In this tutorial, you will learn how to list groups that are members of another group (nested groups).
Nested groups are groups that are a member of another group.
For example, this HR_local group is a member of the IT_Local AD group.
To find all nested groups in Active Directory follow these steps.
Step 1. Open the Group Report Tool
Step 2. Choose Paths
- Enter Domain = This will get all users group membership
- Select OU or Group = Gets user group membership of users in an OU or group
- Search = Search for a group
Step 3. Run
1. Click on “Filters” and make sure Include Nested Groups is selected.
2. Click run.
When the report is completed you will have a list of users group membership. To only display nested groups click on the objectClass column and click the filter icon, then select group.
Now you will have a list of all groups that are members of other groups.
In this tutorial, you learned how to find all nested groups in Active Directory
In the next guide, you will learn how to get a report of all security groups.Security Groups Report