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Directory Services Attribute

Display Name (displayName)

Attribute details

LDAP displayName attribute properties, usage and population rules
Definition: Account holder's preferred name.
Attribute Name: 'displayName'
OID: 2.16.840.1.113730.3.1.241
URN: urn:oid:2.16.840.1.113730.3.1.241
Multiple Values: Single-valued
Format: Directory String
The UTF-8 character set is used to encode name values.
Search Syntax: EQUALITY caseIgnoreMatch SUBSTR caseIgnoreSubstringsMatch
Controlled Vocabulary: not applicable
Source: Defined by account holder in Directory Edit application.

Directory-specific details

LDAP displayName attribute properties that are dependent on directory branch or object class configuration
  Enterprise Directory
People Branch
White Pages Directory
People Branch
Directory URL: ldap.tamu.edu operator.tamu.edu
Object Class: inetOrgPerson inetOrgPerson
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.
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 Enterpise Directory restricted. If tamuEduSuppress is set to administrative or name, nonauthenticated (anonymous) users have no access.
Otherwise, nonauthenticated users have read access.
(White Pages Directory supports anonymous binds only.)
Usage:   email clients using LDAP as address book
Example(s): Joe College Joe College