Active Directory Sync - user & group filter format?


New Member
Nov 24, 2021

i am trying to figure out which format the "User Filter" and "Group Filter" of the Sync Option in the Active Directory integration should be!?

I tried to define as DN notation, the official LDAP notation, also only define the an "objectClass", but nothing will accepted. The following error occures every time:

Proxmox Error AD integration.png

Either in the official Proxmox Documentation or this Forum are any information about this. It already exist an forum Post for this error, but nobody react to this over months. I want to ask in this forum if any hase working filters set? If so, please share a screenshot of it or discribe what you have done or post how it is make in the "domains.cfg".

Kind regards
for the format, checkout 'pveum help realm modify' but i think the problem is a different one

can you post the output of 'pveversion -v' ?
Hello dcsapak,

the output of "pveversion -V" ist:
proxmox-ve: 6.4-1 (running kernel: 5.4.143-1-pve)
pve-manager: 6.4-13 (running version: 6.4-13/9f411e79)
pve-kernel-helper: 6.4-8
pve-kernel-5.4: 6.4-7
pve-kernel-5.3: 6.1-6
pve-kernel-5.4.143-1-pve: 5.4.143-1
pve-kernel-5.4.78-2-pve: 5.4.78-2
pve-kernel-5.4.65-1-pve: 5.4.65-1
pve-kernel-5.3.18-3-pve: 5.3.18-3
pve-kernel-5.3.10-1-pve: 5.3.10-1
ceph-fuse: 12.2.11+dfsg1-2.1+b1
corosync: 3.1.2-pve1
criu: 3.11-3
glusterfs-client: 5.5-3
ifupdown: residual config
ifupdown2: 3.0.0-1+pve4~bpo10
ksm-control-daemon: 1.3-1
libjs-extjs: 6.0.1-10
libknet1: 1.20-pve1
libproxmox-acme-perl: 1.1.0
libproxmox-backup-qemu0: 1.1.0-1
libpve-access-control: 6.4-3
libpve-apiclient-perl: 3.1-3
libpve-common-perl: 6.4-4
libpve-guest-common-perl: 3.1-5
libpve-http-server-perl: 3.2-3
libpve-storage-perl: 6.4-1
libqb0: 1.0.5-1
libspice-server1: 0.14.2-4~pve6+1
lvm2: 2.03.02-pve4
lxc-pve: 4.0.6-2
lxcfs: 4.0.6-pve1
novnc-pve: 1.1.0-1
openvswitch-switch: 2.12.3-1
proxmox-backup-client: 1.1.13-2
proxmox-mini-journalreader: 1.1-1
proxmox-widget-toolkit: 2.6-1
pve-cluster: 6.4-1
pve-container: 3.3-6
pve-docs: 6.4-2
pve-edk2-firmware: 2.20200531-1
pve-firewall: 4.1-4
pve-firmware: 3.3-2
pve-ha-manager: 3.1-1
pve-i18n: 2.3-1
pve-qemu-kvm: 5.2.0-6
pve-xtermjs: 4.7.0-3
qemu-server: 6.4-2
smartmontools: 7.2-pve2
spiceterm: 3.1-1
vncterm: 1.6-2
zfsutils-linux: 0.8.5-pve1

But the good news is, that we have find a solution. You have to fill in both, user filter and group filter, if you fill in something in the field "Groupname attr:" (for instance "sAMAccountName"). Without that you can use only user filters. I think an advice for this in the official documentation or a real world example for the GUI or command line would be greate, because it is not so obvious in the documentation.

Kind regards


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