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we use the rule "Before adding a user to group" for approval workflow on the groups OU. How can we skip this rule if the added user is located under a special OU?
The added user is not the initiator.
We use Win 2008 R2 and Adaxes 2012.1 latest fix-release.


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You can use the If PowerShell script returns true condition:

  1. Right-click the Send operation for approval action and click Add Condition in the context menu.

  2. Select the If PowerShell script returns true condition in the list.

  3. Paste the following script to the Script edit box.

     $Context.ConditionIsMet = $True
     $OUDN = "OU=Sales,DC=company,DC=com" # TODO: modify me
     $newMember = $Context.BindToObjectByDN("%member%")
     $memberOUPath = New-Object "Softerra.Adaxes.Adsi.AdsPath" $newMember.Parent
     if ($memberOUPath.DN -ieq $OUDN)
         $Context.ConditionIsMet = $False
  4. Modify the script: set the distinguished name (DN) of your Organizational Unit to the variable called $OUDN.
    To get the DN of an Organizational Unit:

    • Right-click the OU you need in the Console Tree (Adaxes Administration Console).
    • In the context menu, open the submenu of the Copy item.
    • Click Copy DN. The DN of the selected OU will be copied to the clipboard.

Hello Eugene,

Thank you very much. It works!

$newMember = $Context.BindToObjectByDN("%member%")

was the missing twist. ;)

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