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Directory Services Attribute

All Texas A&M Email Aliases (tamuEduLocalMailAddresses)

Attribute details

LDAP tamuEduLocalMailAddresses attribute properties, usage and population rules
Definition: All email aliases managed by Texas A&M's central email service.

This includes the account holder's institutional (@tamu.edu) email and, if provisioned, the account holder's Exchange mailbox (@exchange.tamu.edu) and GoogleApps mailbox (@email.tamu.edu) addresses. Email aliases for any hosted domains associated with the above services are also stored.
Attribute Name: 'tamuEduLocalMailAddresses'
OID: 1.3.6.1.4.1.4391.0.38
URN: urn:oid:1.3.6.1.4.1.4391.0.38
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
  • exchange.tamu.edu Texas A&M's central Exchange service
  • email.tamu.edu Texas A&M's GoogleApps email service for students (faculty or staff have the ability to also set up a GoogleApps account)
  • any hosted domains on the Exchange or Google services
Search Syntax: EQUALITY caseIgnoreIA5Match
Controlled Vocabulary: not applicable
Source: Enterprise Directory People Branch:
Defined by account holder via the Directory Edit application or provisioned by departmental or central IT.
  • If the account holder has activated their NetID and has specified a destination for their institutional email, there will be at least one @tamu.edu alias value. Up to three @tamu.edu aliases may be defined for the entry.
  • If the account holder has activated their NetID and their department has licensed an Exchange mailbox for them, the Exchange mailbox @exchange.tamu.edu address will be present. If a hosted domain has been set up on Exchange for the department, the account holder's hosted domain aliases will also be present.
  • If the account holder has activated their NetID and has been provisioned a GoogleApps account, their @email.tamu.edu aliases will be present. Up to three @email.tamu.edu aliases may be defined for the entry. If a hosted domain has been set up on GoogleApps, the account holder's hosted domain aliases will also be present.

Directory-specific details

LDAP tamuEduLocalMailAddresses attribute properties that are dependent on directory branch or object class configuration
  Enterprise Directory
People Branch
Directory URL: ldap.tamu.edu
Object Class: tamuEduPerson
Required: no
Indexing: none
Access: Access to Enterprise Directory restricted.
Usage: email communications
Example(s): joe-college@tamu.edu
jcollege@tamu.edu
joe-college@email.tamu.edu
jcollege@email.tamu.edu
joe-college@exchange.tamu.edu