filr 4.2 with DSFW, group member ship will not work

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filr 4.2 with DSFW, group member ship will not work

Filr 4.2 not support DSFW !.

But in case custom have netapp cifs storage against dsfw, we nead connect filr to dsfw.

Im my case the group member ship will not sync.

What Robin Redgrave and i found as possible issue:

Test group test202005



Filr will connect the dsfw server on port 636 and see following


Problem from DSFW is, the member are in eDir notification in ldap !

From AD view it shut be cn=kronawitter,ou=other,dc=loc,dc=ipfdd,dc=de


Ldap server ldap config


User: cn=Administrator,cn=users,dc=domainname

Dirctory type: Active Directory

GUID attribute: objectGUID

Filer account name: sAMAcountName

Group config:


Result of group with no member:


Have anybody in the community run filr against dfsw ?

Any idea what going wrong ?

Best Regards Andreas


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Update if use port 389 i see, the group with active directory notation.

But is also not sync group member !



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I can confirm that by unknown reason Filr gathers the list of groups but doesn't populate them with members. I have synced several groups from my test lab DSfW into Filr 4.2 but all of them are empty (no users in it).

I'm ready to provide needed help in investigation if needed. I checked ndstrace output and found that Filr doesn't even try to check membership of the group during Import (Sync). Probably this is the root cause.

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Hi IvanL,

only den cn=domain user,cn=uers,dc=domain group have member.


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Hi @akronawitter 

Yes, only this group filled with users, that was my mistake when I wrote 'all groups are empty'.

Interesting thing happening if you change type of Directory from 'ActiveDirectory' to 'eDirectory' (and LDAP port as well - to 1389/1636, I think you aware of 2 LDAPs running with DSfW?): all groups becomes filled with users! 

It looks like a bug in my understanding.

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