Category Archives: Active Directory

Group Nesting Table

Applies to: Active Directory

The table below shows which types of groups can be nested into other groups.

Group Type Can Be Nested into Local Can Be Nested into Domain Local Can Be Nested into Global Can Be Nested into Universal
Local No No No No
Domain Local Yes Yes, if in the same domain No No
Global Yes Yes Yes, if in the same domain Yes
Universal Yes Yes No Yes