|Swiss edu-ID internal identifier othershow all attributes|
|Description||The Swiss edu-ID persistent identifier for Swiss Higher Education users|
|Vocabulary||not applicable, no controlled vocabulary|
|LDAP Syntax||Directory String|
|# of values||single|
The identifier is associated to a user for her/his entire life. The swissEduID should only be used internally to link personal data over a long period of time between services or applications and across institutional boundaries. The swissEduID SHOULD NOT be exposed to users.
A swissEduID issued to a real person is a
UUID version 4 according to RFC4122
Not all of the first 16 bits (the first 4 hex digits) are 0
A swissEduID that has the value 0 in the 16 leading bits (in the first 4 hex digits) is reserved for examples, developments, tests, debugging etc.
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