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Directory Services Attribute

Requested Guest Account NetID (tamuEduGuestRequestedNetID)

Attribute details

LDAP tamuEduGuestRequestedNetID attribute properties, usage and population rules
Definition: Guest account login identifier requested by sponsor.
Attribute Name: 'tamuEduGuestRequestedNetID'
URN: urn:oid:
Multiple Values: Single-valued
Format: IA5 String {256}

The requested NetID must conform to the following syntax rules:
  • must be at least three (3) and at most (20) characters long
  • must begin with a letter
  • must contain only the following characters: a-z, 0-9, dot(.), dash(-), and underscore(_)
Search Syntax: EQUALITY caseIgnoreIA5Match
Controlled Vocabulary: not applicable
Source: Account sponsor can request a NetID for the guest account as part of the account request. If the requested NetID is available for use, the NetID field in the Guest Account Activation application is prepopulated with this value. The guest account holder can either activate the account with the requested NetID or select a different NetID.

Directory-specific details

LDAP tamuEduGuestRequestedNetID attribute properties that are dependent on directory branch or object class configuration
  Enterprise Directory
Sponsored Affiliates Branch
Directory URL:
Object Class: tamuEduGuest
Required: no
Indexing: none
Access: Access to Enterprise Directory restricted.
Usage: account activation
Example(s): joe-guest