The "Group Membership Searching: Limited" Option Has No Effect / is Ignored When Querying Groups in WLS Identity Service if "Direct" Flag is Set to "false". With "Direct=true", it Works as Desired.
(Doc ID 2399390.1)
Last updated on MAY 17, 2018
Applies to:Oracle Virtual Directory - Version 220.127.116.11.0 and later
Information in this document applies to any platform.
The "Group Membership Searching: Limited" option has no effect on querying groups in WebLogic (WLS) IdentityService if "direct" flag is set to "false". With "direct=true", it works as expected.
It seems the "Limited" flag is ignored if "direct" is set to false.
For example, with the following hierarchy:
Then run getGrantedRolesToGroup in WLS Identity Service Console, with "Group Membership Searching: Limited" and Search Level: 1.
If the "direct" flag is set to "false", all parent groups are returned.
If the "direct" flag is set to "true", only the direct parent is returned.
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