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Directory Services Attribute

External Authentication Scoped Immutable ID (externalAuthScopedID)

Attribute details

LDAP externalAuthScopedID attribute properties, usage and population rules
Definition: The immutable identifier of the external authentication account that has been associated with the account holder.

The immutable identifier is scoped to the external authentication account source.
Attribute Name: 'externalAuthScopedID'
URN: urn:oid:
Multiple Values: Multi-valued (treated as Single-valued)
Format: Directory String {256}
The values consist of a left and right component separated by an "@" sign. The left component is the external authentication source immutableID. The right component identifies the external authentication source.
Search Syntax: EQUALITY caseIgnoreMatch SUBSTR caseIgnoreSubstringsMatch
Controlled Vocabulary: Not applicable for the immutableID.

The right component of the string (after the "@" symbol) will be one of the following:
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 immutableID@authNSource

Directory-specific details

LDAP externalAuthScopedID attribute properties that are dependent on directory branch or object class configuration
  Enterprise Directory
People Branch
Directory URL:
Object Class: tamuPerson
Required: no
Indexing: none
Access: Access to Enterprise Directory restricted.
Usage: authentication
Example(s): 111905284779549685985@google