Attribute: eduPersonPrincipalName

A non-opaque username that uniquely identifies the subject.

Attribute Definition

Friendly Name eduPersonPrincipalName
OID urn:oid:1.3.6.1.4.1.5923.1.1.1.6
Description

A non-opaque username that uniquely identifies the subject.

Format Single valued, scoped to home organisation to ensure it is globally unique within the research and education sector. eduPerson allows reassignment, but SAFIRE IdPs may not do this. Should not be assumed to be a valid email address (see mail).

The scope portion must exactly match one of the <shibmd:Scope> elements in the identity provider’s metadata.

References
Example vuyo.jorgensen@example.ac.za

South African Identity Federation