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Directory Services Attribute

Primary and Alternate Email Aliases (mailLocalAddress)

Attribute details

LDAP mailLocalAddress attribute properties, usage and population rules
Definition: Primary and alternate aliases for the account holder's institutional email account.
Attribute Name: 'mailLocalAddress'
OID: 2.16.840.1.113730.3.1.13
URN: urn:oid:2.16.840.1.113730.3.1.13
Multiple Values: Multi-valued
Format: IA5 String {256}
Syntax of values is localpart@domainname.

The localpart of the alias must conform to the following syntax rules:
  • must be at least three (3) and at most (64) characters long
  • must begin with a letter
  • must contain only the following characters: a-z, 0-9, dot(.), dash(-), and underscore(_)
Supported email domains are:
tamu.edu Texas A&M University
tamuct.edu Texas A&M University - Central Texas
Search Syntax: EQUALITY caseIgnoreIA5Match
Controlled Vocabulary: not applicable
Source: Enterprise Directory People Branch:
Defined by account holder via the Directory Edit application.
If the account holder has activated their NetID and has specified a destination for their institutional email, there will be at least one alias value. Up to three aliase may be defined for the entry.
If the account owner has activated their NetID but has not specified a destination for their institutional email, this attribute will be empty.
Enterprise Directory Roles Branch:
The mail attribute value will be present. Additional values are defined by an account proxy in the Proxy Edit application.

Directory-specific details

LDAP mailLocalAddress attribute properties that are dependent on directory branch or object class configuration
  Enterprise Directory
People Branch
Enterprise Directory
Roles Branch
Directory URL: ldap.tamu.edu ldap.tamu.edu
Object Class: inetLocalMailRecipient inetLocalMailRecipient
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.
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. Access to Enterprise Directory restricted.
Usage: email management email management
Example(s): joe-college@tamu.edu
jcollege@tamu.edu
helpdesk@tamu.edu
tamu_helpdesk@tamu.edu