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Directory Services Attribute

Universal Identification Number (tamuEduPersonUIN)

Attribute details

LDAP tamuEduPersonUIN attribute properties, usage and population rules
Definition: Account holder's Universal Identification Number (UIN).

This is The Texas A&M University System unique identifier. The UIN is also used as the Texas A&M NetID Identity Management System primary identifier.
Attribute Name: 'tamuEduPersonUIN'
OID: 1.3.6.1.4.1.4391.0.12
URN: urn:oid:1.3.6.1.4.1.4391.0.12
Multiple Values: Single-valued
Format: Directory String

Enterprise Directory People Branch/White Pages Directory People Branch:
The syntax rules for UIN values are:
  • either a UIN assigned from the UIN System:
    • exactly 9 digits
    • 1st digit != 0
    • 4th and 5th digits == 0
  • or a 'C' UIN:
    • alpha-numeric string that contains exactly 9 characters
    • 1st and 2nd digits == 0
    • 3rd through 8th characters are digits
    • 9th character == C

Enterprise Directory Affiliates Branch:
The syntax rules for UIN values are:
  • exactly 9 digits
  • 1st digit != 0
  • 4th and 5th digits == 0

Enterprise Directory Sponsored Affiliates Branch:
The syntax rules for UIN values are:
  • exactly 9 characters
  • 1st character == alphanumeric (A-Z,a-z,0-9)
  • 2nd and 3rd characters == alpha (A-Z,a-z)
  • 4th through 9th characters == hexadecimal digits
Search Syntax: EQUALITY caseIgnoreMatch SUBSTR caseIgnoreSubstringsMatch
Controlled Vocabulary: not applicable
Source: Enterprise Directory People Branch/White Pages Directory People Branch:
All on-campus Systems of Record provide a UIN assigned from the UIN system for their personnel.

Compass Group, USA does not use UINs for their employees. For those that previously worked for the Texas A&M University System and had a UIN created in the UIN System, that UIN is used in the directory. For new Compass Group employees that never worked for The Texas A&M University System, an alpha-numeric value is used for the UIN. This value is set to '00' + CompassGroupUSAemployeeID + 'C', e.g. '00123456C'.
Enterprise Directory Affiliates Branch:
UIN value assigned by Texas A&M student system.
Enterprise Directory Sponsored Affiliates Branch:
UIN value generated and assigned at entry creation.

Directory-specific details

LDAP tamuEduPersonUIN attribute properties that are dependent on directory branch or object class configuration
  Enterprise Directory
People Branch
White Pages Directory
People Branch
Directory URL: ldap.tamu.edu operator.tamu.edu
Object Class: tamuPerson tamuEduDirectoryPerson
Required: yes yes
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. Nonauthenticated (anonymous) users have no access.
(White Pages Directory supports anonymous binds only.)
Usage: account activation, account management account management
Example(s): 990000148 990000148
LDAP tamuEduPersonUIN attribute properties that are dependent on directory branch or object class configuration, continued
  Enterprise Directory
Affiliates Branch
Enterprise Directory
Sponsored Affiliates Branch
Directory URL: ldap.tamu.edu ldap.tamu.edu
Object Class: tamuPerson tamuPerson
Required: yes yes
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: account activation, account management account activation, account management
Example(s): 990000148 3RKDD3246