Sync Options and Filters

Category: Directory Connector
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    When configuring the Directory Connector application, you can use a variety of Sync Options and Filters to customize your sync operation and limit the users and/or groups that are processed to your Bitwarden Organization.

    Available Sync Options and Filter syntaxes are different for each directory server type. Refer to the Configure Sync Options and Specify Sync Filters sections of one of the following articles for help:


    If you’re using the Directory Connector CLI, see Directory Connector File Storage for help editing your data.json configuration file.

    Large Syncs

    Regardless of which directory you’re syncing from, enable the More than 2000 users or groups are expected to sync. option to signal to Directory Connector that you’re expecting a large number of users or groups:

    Signal a Large Sync
    Signal a Large Sync

    You may also enable this option directly in the Directory Connector configuration file (data.json) by setting "largeImport": true:

    "syncConfig": {
      "largeImport": true

    If you don’t enable this option, Directory Connector will limit a sync to 2000 users or groups.