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COmanage Registry can track email addresses, although it does very little with them directly (other than potentially verifying them). This document provides recommendations for how to store email addresses for different purposes in registry.

Function

Description

Example

Registry Usage (in cm_email_addresses)

LDAP Attribute

display

Address to render in a directory entry, especially for use in a "To:" or "Cc:" field.

pat.lee@myvo.org

Attach to CO Person with type "official"

mail (per RFC 4524 and eduPerson)

delivery

Delivery location (eg: mailbox).

plee@mailhub.myvo.org

Attach to CO Person with type "delivery"

mailForwardingAddress

forwarding

Address to forward mail to, perhaps if received at a display address or an acceptance address when there is no delivery address.

pat.lee@gmail.com

Attach to CO Person with type "forwarding"

mailForwardingAddress

acceptance

Alternate addresses to accept for mail delivery or forwarding.

plee123@university.edu, plee@aol.com

Attach to Org Identity with type "official" or CO Person with type "personal"

mailAlternateAddress

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