The Great Open Source Debate with Elastic, Gluu and GitHub 🎤 Oct 26

Separate AD / LDAP users from external ones


Swedish authorities now have a project to test different systems for digital collaboration tools. I am now testing the features of
I have a question if it is possible to divide internal users that are created from our own AD and external users that are created either manually or by a user registering himself?

Among other things, under “Administration → Users” it would be good if you could filter or group internal / external users. Same for the users so they can chatt with all internal users.

Server Setup Information

  • Version of Rocket.Chat Server: 3.17.2
  • Operating System: Ubuntu 20.04
  • Deployment Method: Snap
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  • Firewalls involved: Cisco

/ Pelle Hanses


I think it depends whether you choose to sync users or not, but may require additional work - but a lot of stuff is changing in this area soon. eg note group filtering etc will be moving to EE shortly.