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Directory Services Attribute

External Authentication Email Address (externalAuthEmail)

Attribute details

LDAP externalAuthEmail attribute properties, usage and population rules
Definition: The email address for the external authentication account that has been associated with the account holder.
Attribute Name: 'externalAuthEmail'
URN: urn:oid:
Multiple Values: Multi-valued (treated as Single-valued)
Format: IA5 String {256}
Values must conform with the syntax of an Internet e-mail address, which is a string of the form localpart@domainname. The part before the @ sign is the local part of the address, often the username of the recipient, and the part after the @ sign is a domain name.
Search Syntax: EQUALITY caseIgnoreIA5Match
Controlled Vocabulary: Not applicable
Source: If NetID has not been linked to an external authentication account, this attribute is not present, i.e. contains no value.
If NetID has been linked to an external authentication account, this attribute will be populated with the email address provided during the linking process.

Directory-specific details

LDAP externalAuthEmail attribute properties that are dependent on directory branch or object class configuration
  Enterprise Directory
People Branch
Directory URL:
Object Class: tamuPerson
Required: 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.
Access: Access to Enterprise Directory restricted.
Usage: authentication