Using the new 'Reports to' feature, how does Reporter , version 9.2.1, search for mangers, and subordinates, in Active Directory?
What attribute do we use to search the LDAP enabled tree to find this who the reporting structure?
How do use the new Direct Reports feature in version Reporter, version 9.2.x ?
I see a new user filter option in Reporter, version 9.2.x that is called "Reports to"; How do you set this up?
To set this feature up, follow these steps.
NOTE: For this feature to work, you will need your LDAP Realm setup. For details on how to do this, follow KB3353
What attribute do we look for in the AD tree?
We search the AD tree for user objects that have an attribute called "DIrect Reports". We expect that this attribute contains the users that answer to the current logged in user.
We do not Search the AD tree for User objects that have a Managers attribute. In other words we search down the tree, not up.
Here is a picture of how it would look like in the Microsoft Management Console:
Rate this Page
Please take a moment to complete this form to help us better serve you.