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Infrastructure Division of Information Technology

Directory Services Attribute


Attribute details

LDAP eduPersonUniqueId attribute properties, usage and population rules
Definition: A persistent unique identifier for inter-institutional use as a principal identifier or unique external key by applications.

This identifier represents a specific Subject in the Texas A&M NetID Identity Management System.
Attribute Name: 'eduPersonUniqueId'
URN: urn:oid:
Multiple Values: Multi-valued (treated as single-valued)
Format: Directory String
The values consist of a left and right component separated by an "@" sign. The left component is the entry's tamuEduPersonUIN value. The right component identifies the domain or scope. For all entries in the Texas A&M NetID Identity Management System this is "".
Search Syntax: EQUALITY caseIgnoreMatch
Controlled Vocabulary: not applicable
Source: This attribute is not populated in LDAP. Rather the value is generated by Shibboleth and included in the returned data stream when pertinent.

Directory-specific details

LDAP eduPersonUniqueId attribute properties that are dependent on directory branch or object class configuration
  Enterprise Directory
People Branch
Directory URL:
Object Class: eduPerson
Required: no
Indexing: none
Access: Access to Enterprise Directory restricted.
Usage: application internal account management