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Exclude particular LDAP users

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Exclude particular LDAP users

If you cannot completely filter the LDAP user list using LDAP filter properties, you can exclude users with a map script.

After you have run the logic to identify a user that should not be imported, set the user_name field to an empty string and this user will not be imported.

user_name='';

One way to identify users to filter out is to look for a string in the distinguishedName attribute. For example, this script excludes accounts that are not in a Users OU. You might use this script if you have too many Users OU to include in the target OU LDAP Option.

//vdn is a variable mapped to distinguishedName
gs.include("LDAPUtils");
var vdn = source.getElement(this.distinguishedName);
if (vdn.indexOf('OU=Users')<0) {
  user_name='';
  gs.log('LDAP Import Skipping User: ' + vdn);
}

A more complex method of filtering is to use regular expressions.

//vcn is a variable mapped to cn
//vdn is a variable mapped to distinguishedName
//c is the regular expression string
gs.include("LDAPUtils");
var vdn = source.getElement(this.distinguishedName);
var vcn = source.getElement(this.cn);
var c = /^[a-z][a-z][a-z][0-9][0-9][0-9]$/;
var nvcn = vcn.toLowerCase();
//test to see if the cn is in the form of 3 letters followed by 3 numbers, only import these
if (c.test(nvcn)) {
	user_name = nvcn;
} else {
	gs.log("LDAP import rejected username: " + vcn + " for DN: " + vdn);
	user_name = "";
}
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