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Directory Services Attribute

User Password (userPassword)

Attribute details

LDAP userPassword attribute properties, usage and population rules
Definition: Account password.

No passwords are stored in the Texas A&M LDAP directory. Account passwords are stored in Kerberos and LDAP contains a pointer to the Kerberos principal. LDAP authenticates logins against the Kerberos password repository.
Attribute Name: 'userPassword'
OID: 2.5.4.35
URN: urn:oid:2.5.4.35
Multiple Values: Multi-valued (treated as Single-valued)
Format: Octet String {128}
Search Syntax: EQUALITY octetStringMatch
Controlled Vocabulary: not applicable
Source: Enterprise Directory People Branch:
Defined by account holder in the NetID Activation and Password Change applications.
Enterprise Directory Affiliates Branch:
Defined by account holder in Former Student Account Activation application.
Enterprise Directory Sponsored Affiliates Branch:
Defined by account holder in Guest Account Activation application.

Directory-specific details

LDAP userPassword attribute properties that are dependent on directory branch or object class configuration
  Enterprise Directory
People Branch
Enterprise Directory
Affiliates Branch
Enterprise Directory
Sponsored Affiliates Branch
Directory URL: ldap.tamu.edu ldap.tamu.edu ldap.tamu.edu
Object Class: person, tamuEduAuthN person, tamuEduAuthN person, tamuEduAuthN
Required: no no no
Indexing: none none none
Access: Access to bind (authenticate) is provided to nonauthenticated (anonymous) users via CAS and separately authorized applications.
No other type of access is granted.
Access to bind (authenticate) is provided to nonauthenticated (anonymous) users via CAS and separately authorized applications.
No other type of access is granted.
Access to bind (authenticate) is provided to nonauthenticated (anonymous) users via CAS and separately authorized applications.
No other type of access is granted.
Usage: CAS authentication CAS authentication CAS authentication
Example(s): {SASL}joe-college@TAMU.EDU {SASL}990000148@TAMU.EDU {SASL}joe-guest@TAMU.EDU