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Wednesday, November 14, 2007

Active Directory: Convert Global Groups to Universal Groups Bulk

Summary: There may come a time when you need to convert your Global Groups into Universal Groups such as if you're in a multi-domain Forest. This is because the Global Catalog server does not have a copy of Global Groups in other domains. This can cause a problem with Distribution list expansion.

Tip: To bulk change your Global Security or Distribution Groups into Universal Groups; you can use Admodify using the custom attribute tab of "groupType"

Download Admodify:

2. Click Modify Attributes
3. Domain List=Choose your Domain; Domain Controller=Choose your DC
4. Check only Groups; Check Advanced Features; Click Traverse Subcontainers
5. Click the Green Arrow and now highlight your Domain
6. Click Custom LDAP query.

Global Security Groups


7. Click Add to list and click OK
8. Select All and click next.
9. Click Custom Tab. Click Make a customized attribute modification

Attribute Name: groupType
Attribute Value: -2147483640

Click Ok. This will convert your Global Security Groups to Global Universal Groups.

Use the following Chart to convert your Global Distribution Groups.

[Group Scope] [Group Type] [groupType value] [sAMAccountType attribute]

[Universal] [Distribution] [8] [268435457]
[Universal] [Security] [-2147483640] [268435456]
[Global] [Distribution] [2] [268435457]
[Global] [Security] [-2147483646] [268435456]
[Domain Local] [Distribution] [4] [536870913]
[Domain Local] [Security] [-2147483644] [536870912]

James Chong (MVP)
Security+, Project+, ITIL


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