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IT Pro: How to filter users in Azure AD using Client-Side

Client-side filter is used when an attribute like companyName is NOT supported in Microsoft API(OData Filter). Click HERE for all the list of supported attributes.

The Client-side filter can work in combination with Server-side filters.

Under Preferences > Integration > Azure AD, tick the box Enable on Azure AD user Synchronization

This filter returns all users with Selvejende Institution and Høje-Taastrup Kommune as their company.

$.company == 'Selvejende Institution' || $.company == 'Høje-Taastrup Kommune'

More Examples:

This filter returns all users with the specified email domain(xink.io).

$.mail != null && $.mail.indexOf('@xink.io') > -1

This filter returns all users with job titles.

$.title != null && $.title.length > 0


The Javascript syntax is used in the Client-Side filtering. 

Learn more about Javascript SYNTAX and OPERATORS.


This filter will only import users with postal code: 12345

$.postalCode == '12345'

Client-Side filter supported attributes

For more details about supported properties, click on the Microsoft link below and search 'Supports $filter'. Only the properties marked with 'Supports $filter' are supported in Microsoft Graph API.


Extension field format:


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