Data Attributes Available via Shibboleth

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The following is a list of popular attributes available form UCLA's Shibboleth Identity Provider.

Basic "Person" Attributes

Attributes Defined in eduPerson

eduPerson is a LDAP object class that includes widely-used person attributes in higher education. eduPerson attributes are typically made available via a Shibboleth Identity Provider.

Attributes Defined by UCTrust

  • UCnetID (urn:oid:2.16.840.1.113916.
  • UCTrustAssurance (urn:oid:2.16.840.1.113916.1.1.5)
  • UCCampusEmployeeID (urn:oid:2.16.840.1.113916.1)
  • UCTrustShortCampusID (urn:oid:2.16.840.1.113916.1.1.7)

Details about the UCTrust Common Identity Attributes can be found here

Additional UCLA-specific Attributes

In addition to the above attributes, the UCLA Enterprise Directory hosts a number of additional attributes. These attributes are available to campus applications upon access approval. Visit the AvailableEDAttributes page for a complete listing.


  1. the document needs serious update to reflect current set of available attributes. it should also better integrate with the shibboleth support documentation.

    1. Also, urn:mace is deprecated in saml 2.0. It would be nice if this page was updated as well the ucla attribute-map file over at

      1. Paul,

        here's the link i found for what you mentioned above: