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Here is an example of an entity attribute you might find in InCommon metadata:

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<mdattr:EntityAttributes xmlns:mdattr="urn:oasis:names:tc:SAML:metadata:attribute">


Entity attributes are also used to refine the discovery interface. For example, an SP can use a particular entity attribute to filter the list of IdPs presented to the user.

See Entity Categories for more information about InCommon-supported entity attributes that can be used for these purposes.