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Directory Services Attribute

Higher Ed Primary Affiliation (eduPersonPrimaryAffiliation)

Attribute details

LDAP eduPersonPrimaryAffiliation attribute properties, usage and population rules
Definition: Broad category describing the account holder's primary affiliation.
Attribute Name: 'eduPersonPrimaryAffiliation'
OID: 1.3.6.1.4.1.5923.1.1.1.5
URN: urn:oid:1.3.6.1.4.1.5923.1.1.1.5
Multiple Values: Single-valued
Format: Directory String
Search Syntax: EQUALITY caseIgnoreMatch SUBSTR caseIgnoreSubstringsMatch
Controlled Vocabulary: faculty A person recognized by Dean of Faculties or Office of Graduate Students as a faculty member and/or a person holding a Texas A&M University System faculty position.
staff A person holding a Texas A&M University System staff position.
student A person enrolled in courses or actively working on a degree.
employee A person employed by the Texas A&M University System.
member A member of the Texas A&M University community.
affiliate A person with whom the university has dealings, but to whom no general set of "community membership" privileges are extended.
alum A person who has been awarded a degree from Texas A&M University.
library-walk-in Not used.
Source: If (eduPersonAffiliation includes faculty) AND (tamuEduPersonAffiliation includes (faculty:official OR employee:faculty:*)) ⇒ faculty (DoF faculty and TAMUS positions categorized as faculty)
else
if eduPersonAffiliation includes staff AND (fullTime = 'Y') ⇒ staff (full-time staff)
else
if eduPersonAffiliation includes student ⇒ student
else
if eduPersonAffiliation includes staff AND (fullTime = 'N') ⇒ staff (part-time staff)
else
if eduPersonAffiliation includes employee ⇒ employee
else
if eduPersonAffiliation includes member ⇒ member
else
if eduPersonAffiliation includes alum ⇒ alum
else
if eduPersonAffiliation includes affiliate ⇒ affiliate

Directory-specific details

LDAP eduPersonPrimaryAffiliation attribute properties that are dependent on directory branch or object class configuration
  Enterprise Directory
People Branch
Directory URL: ldap.tamu.edu
Object Class: eduPerson
Required: no
Indexing: none
Access: Access to Enterprise Directory restricted.
Usage: controlling access to resources
Example(s): staff