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Infrastructure Division of Information Technology

Directory Services Attribute

Employee/Affiliate Public Office Phone (telephoneNumber)

Attribute details

LDAP telephoneNumber attribute properties, usage and population rules
Definition: Office (work) phone number.
Attribute Name: 'telephoneNumber'
URN: urn:oid:
Multiple Values: Multi-valued (treated as Single-valued)
Format: Telephone Number {32}
Search Syntax: EQUALITY telephoneNumberMatch SUBSTR telephoneNumberSubstringsMatch
Controlled Vocabulary: not applicable
Source: If (present in EDW feed) ⇒ EDW workPhone (employee-defined in Workday)
else, if (present in COMPASS-USA feed) ⇒ COMPASS-USA workPhone
else, if (present in AMFD feed) ⇒ AMFD workPhone

All other data sources do not currently provide an office phone number.

Directory-specific details

LDAP telephoneNumber attribute properties that are dependent on directory branch or object class configuration
  Enterprise Directory
People Branch
White Pages Directory
People Branch
Directory URL:
Object Class: person, organizationalPerson person, organizationalPerson
Required: no no
Indexing: none none
Access: Access to Enterprise Directory restricted. If tamuEduSuppress is set to administrative, name, or studentEmployment, nonauthenticated (anonymous) users have no access.
Otherwise, nonauthenticated users have read access.
(White Pages Directory supports anonymous binds only.)
Usage: directory search web service directory search
Example(s): +1 979 845 8300 +1 979 845 8300