The msds-memberOfTransitive attribute exists on AD DS and AD LDS on Windows Server 2012 R2 operating system and later.

This computed attribute returns the set of DNs from a transitive group membership expansion operation on a given object.

Let TO be the object from which the msds-memberOfTransitive attribute is being read.

The value of TO!msds-memberOfTransitive is the set of DNs of each object O, where one of the following is true:

  • O is a value of the attribute TO!memberOf

  • or O is a value of the attribute (O'!memberOf), where O' is a value of TO!msds-memberOfTransitive.