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Infrastructure Division of Information Technology

Directory Services Attribute

Official Name (tamuOfficialName)

Attribute details

LDAP tamuOfficialName attribute properties, usage and population rules
Definition: Role or organization's full name.
Attribute Name: 'tamuOfficialName'
URN: urn:oid:
Multiple Values: Multi-valued (treated as Single-valued)
Format: Directory String {256}
The UTF-8 character set is used to encode name values.
Search Syntax: EQUALITY caseIgnoreMatch SUBSTR caseIgnoreSubstringsMatch
Controlled Vocabulary: not applicable
Source: Name provided by account proxy when requesting role or organizational email alias/directory entry.

Directory-specific details

LDAP tamuOfficialName attribute properties that are dependent on directory branch or object class configuration
  Enterprise Directory
Roles Branch
White Pages Directory
Roles Branch
Directory URL:
Object Class: tamuRoleOrOrg tamuRoleOrOrg
Required: no no
Indexing: Presence (pres): Improves searches for entries that contain the indexed attribute.
Equality (eq): Improves searches for entries that contain an attribute that is set to a specific value.
Substring (sub): Improves searches for entries that contain a specified substring.
Access: Access to Enterprise Directory restricted. Nonauthenticated (anonymous) users have read access.
(White Pages Directory supports anonymous binds only.)
Usage: directory search web service directory search
Example(s): Help Desk Central Help Desk Central