You are located in service: Identity Management

Explanation of attributes

Explanation of attributes

 Detailinformation

The following table provides an overview of all attributes that can be transferred to the individual service providers via Shibboleth:

Attribute
(technical)
Descripion
Global Unique ID
(eduPersonPricipalName)
A sectoral identifier for a person, for example: "user@domain"
username
(uid)
Unique ID: A unique identifier for a person, mainly for inter-institutional user identification
E-Mail
(mail)
Users e-mail address.
eduPersonScopedAffiliation

Specifies a users affiliation to a specific security domain in the form

member@rwth-aachen.de Member (at RWTH University a composition of employees and students)
student@rwth-aachen.de Student
employee@rwth-aachen.de Employee

The Affiliation 'member' is as recommended by DFN released to any service provider. The subgroups are only released to specific service providers.

This is not an e-mail address!

Full Name
(commonName)
full name (given name and surname)
Display Name
(displayName)
full name (given name and surname)
Surname
(surname)
surname
Place of residence
(locality)
place of residence
Street
(street)
street name
Addresspostal address
Postalcode
(postalCode)
postalcode
Given name
(givenName)
Given name of a person

anonymous global unique ID
(eduPersonTargetedID)

A persistent identifier
Affiliation
eduPersonAffiliation
Type of affiliation at RWTH
Roles and Groups
(eduPersonEntitlement)

A URI to assign specific rights to specific content.

The value urn:mace:dir:entitlement:common-lib-terms indicates that the user is registered in the university library. The attribute is released to any service provider as recommended by DFN. 

The value urn:mace:rwth.de:entitlement:WLAN indicates that the user is allowed to use eduroam WLAN and to use the EGM to create accounts for his devices.

Prefered given name
(rwthRufname)
Prefered given name. (Concerning people with more than one given name. Can be defined via Selfservice.)
institute index number
(ikz)
Index number(s) of institute(s)
Countrycode
(rwthCountry)
country code of address like B, NL, F, L...
Date of birth
(rwthDateOfBirth)
date of birth
Exmatriculation Date
(rwthExmatrikulationsDatum)
date of exmatriculation
Subject info
(rwthFachInfo)
Encoded string that represents the subjects of studies together with other related information with regard to the current term.
Gender
(rwthGender)
gender
Place of Birth
(rwthLocalityOfBirth)
place of birth
Matriculation number
(rwthMatrikelnummer)
matriculation number
RWTH-IDUnique identifier for the RWTH.
Terms of study
(dfnEduPersonTermsOfStudy)
Terms of study

Business E-Mail Adress
(rwthDienstEmail)

Office e-mail adress at RWTH (from CAMPUS, only available when "TIM-CAMPUS-Kopplung" established)
Business Telephonenumber
(rwthTelefonNummer)
Office telephone number at RWTH (from CAMPUS, only available when "TIM-CAMPUS-Kopplung" established)
SVA Person Statusperson status in the SVA-system

Study info
(rwthFachInfo)

Encoded string that specifies the study information, e. g. 20191,11,a=71,f=185,3,s=4...

20191=semester related to the data (YYYY1=summer, YYYY2=winter)
11=1st course of studies, 1st subject (currently not interpretabel)
a=desired degree
f=subject code
s=subject-related semester

RWTH Partner StatusSaves the affiliation of a user to a spedific institution in urn-mace-format.
Employment Start
(rwthEmploymentStart)

Beginning of the employment relationship; for contracts concluded prior to June 1, 2016, this is the date of transfer to the SAP system.

Employment End
(rwthEmploymentEnd)
End of Employment
Start of Retirement
(rwthRetirementStart)
Start date of Retirement
Entry Date at the RWTH
(rwthEntryDate)
Entry date at the RWTH
Country of residence for edX
(edx_residence)
The users country of residence for the "edX" platform.
Anonymous placeholder for edX
(edx_anonymous)
Anonymous placeholder for the "edX" platform.
Anonymized email alias for edX
(edx_email)
Anonymized email alias for "edX" platform.
system references
(rwthSystemIDs)
RWTH-specific system references in urn:mace-Encoding, e. g. "TH-Personalnummer (SAP)", Bluecard number etc.

last changed on 01/29/2021

How did this content help you?

Creative Commons Lizenzvertrag
This work is licensed under a Creative Commons Attribution - Share Alike 3.0 Germany License