SWITCHaai Attributes

The document Attribute Specification is the reference for attributes within SWITCHaai. Administrators of IdPs and SPs should be familiar with this document.

Recent changes of the document

Implementing the changes on the IdP and SP

Identity Provider administrators might be interested in LDAP schema files in LDIF syntax to extend their LDAP configuration.

Service Provider administrators should check the "Attribute Release Matrix" on the AAI Resource Registry (requires authentication with an account in the SWITCHaai federation).

Core attributes are mandatory to implement by home organizations, other attributes are optional to implement by home organizations.

User friendly names     LDAP names

Core attributes

SWITCHaai Core AttributesInterfederation Core Attributes
eduPersonAffiliation
eduPersonScopedAffiliation
eduPersonTargetedID
email
givenName
surname
swissEduPersonHomeOrganization
swissEduPersonHomeOrganizationType
swissEduPersonUniqueID
commonName
displayName
eduPersonPrincipalName
eduPersonUniqueId
schacHomeOrganization
schacHomeOrganizationType

Other attributes

SWITCHaai Other AttributesInternational Other Attributes
swissEduPerson Attributes
swissEduPersonCardUID
swissEduPersonDateOfBirth
swissEduPersonGender
swissEduPersonMatriculationNumber
swissEduPersonStaffCategory
swissEduPersonStudyBranch1
swissEduPersonStudyBranch2
swissEduPersonStudyBranch3
swissEduPersonStudyLevel
swissLibraryPerson Attributes
swissLibraryPersonAffiliation
swissLibraryPersonResidence
Swiss edu-ID Attributes
swissEduID
International Attributes
eduPersonAssurance
eduPersonEntitlement
eduPersonNickname
eduPersonOrcid
eduPersonOrgDN
eduPersonOrgUnitDN
eduPersonPrimaryAffiliation
eduPersonPrimaryOrgUnitDN
employeeNumber
homePhone
homePostalAddress
isMemberOf
mobile
ou
postalAddress
preferredLanguage
telephoneNumber
uid


Find the complete list of attribute definitions in one single document: Attribute Specification