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Searching in the Active Directory

The options in the AD navigation tree have the following meanings:

Account name: Allows you to search on the basis of account names of parts thereof

Object type: Allows you to restrict a search to users or groups

User-defined filter: Filter criteria in accordance with the RFC-2254 standard

Start searching from

Element within the tree where the search begins


Resets all search options to the standard values


Starts the specified search

The context menu allows the following actions to be performed on items in the list of hits:

  • Add user
  • Add group
  • Start searching from
  • Details...

Under Details, you can once again bring up the properties of the objects selected for import and remove objects prior to the import if necessary.

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