IT-Admins Tool – Domain Groups

This will read the domain-groups from you Active-Directory, based on the LDAP-filter you might have set on the configuration-tab.

To read the groups from Active-Directory click on . While the reading is in process, you can still use the application and execute other tasks.


Groups can have members of any type, like other groups, users, computer and contacts.

Activate/de-activate any item you don’t want to see. By default everything is activated.

Only 1st Level information

Select  to read only direct group-memberships. This will increase the reading-speed but show you less information like sub-groups or hierarchy information.


Click on either “XML Export, “Export Group-List” or “Export Groups and Members” to export the currently shown data.

Export Group List

This will only export the columns and rows shown in the table into a .CSV file including the column headers.

Export Groups and Members

This will export columns and rows shown in the table into a .CSV file, additionally it will add columns at the end to export 1st Level group-membership information. Those will be repeated in the export till all of them are exported.

XML Export

This will generate a structured .XML file that will export all levels of available group-membership information. The .XML file is more complex than a regular .CSV export and is easier to process in other applications.

Detail information for the selected row


Shows who is a Member of the selected Group. You will also see the Members of Sub-Groups etc. The according information will be shown in a Tree-View.

The different colors and their meaning

  • Black:                    Indicates a member of the current domain.
  • Purple:                 This a member from a foreign domain / trusted domain.
  • Red:                       SID unknown or object unknown – normally from a foreign domain / trusted domain – object most likely was deleted in the foreign domain – double check in Active Directory directly.

Additional Details

Please see the following pictures to get an idea of what is shown in the additional details.

Note: A special highlight is the “Member of” register card.

The member of register-card shows in which groups and sub-groups etc. this group is a member of. Each branch in the tree-view will go as deep as the groups are cascaded.

This helps to quickly identify how this group is cascaded in to other groups.