The following is a summary of the (SAML2) attributes supported by SAFIRE.

Minimum attributes required for participation

Recommended attributes 5

Optional attributes

SAFIRE supplied attributes

1 Recommended for entities participating in eduGAIN.

2 Recommended for Research & Scholarship entity category.

3 Will be generated by the Federation Operator if not supplied.

4 Use of this attribute is deprecated — use the SAML2 Subject NameID instead.

5 Identity providers that indicate they provide at least the recommended attributes will be flagged as supporting the R&S entity category.

South African Identity Federation