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Attribute: eduPersonUniqueId (DISCONTINUED)

A persistent, opaque, non-reassignable, omnidirectional identifier that uniquely identifies the subject.

Note: This attribute was briefly supported by SAFIRE’s infrastructure but never included in the list of officially supported attributes. As its use has been deprecated by research federations globally, support for it was discontinued on 21 October 2019.

Attribute Definition

Friendly Name eduPersonUniqueId (DISCONTINUED)
OID urn:oid:1.3.6.1.4.1.5923.1.1.1.13
Description

A persistent, opaque, non-reassignable, omnidirectional identifier that uniquely identifies the subject.

Note: This attribute was briefly supported by SAFIRE’s infrastructure but never included in the list of officially supported attributes. As its use has been deprecated by research federations globally, support for it was discontinued on 21 October 2019.

Format

Single valued, scoped to home organisation to ensure it is globally unique within the research and education sector. Should not be assumed to be a valid email address (see mail).

The uniqueID portion MUST be unique within the context of the issuing identity system and MUST contain only alphanumeric characters (a-z, A-Z, 0-9). The length of the uniqueID portion MUST be less than or equal to 64 characters and consist only of alphanumeric characters.

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

References
Example f6b272da0f0f4c9bbcc65e63a464ccd2@example.ac.za

South African Identity Federation