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Configure

your

IdP

to

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release

the

essential

attribute

bundle

|Essential Attribute Bundle Config] now!{info}{div} IdPs are encouraged to release the _essential attribute bundle_ to the broadest class of SPs possible (subject to policy): * _Identifier_ ** {{eduPersonPrincipalName}} * _Mail attribute_ ** {{mail}} * _Person name attributes_ ** {{displayName}} ** {{givenName}} ** {{sn}} (surname) {note:title=An Important Consequence of Releasing the Essential Attribute Bundle} If your deployment of {{eduPersonPrincipalName}} is non-reassigned, and your IdP releases the essential attribute bundle to all SPs, then your IdP supports the [Research & Scholarship Category|Research and Scholarship Category] as a side effect, without further configuration. {note} It is straightforward to configure a Shibboleth IdP to [release the essential attribute bundle|Essential Attribute Bundle Config] to *any SP*

now!

IdPs are encouraged to release the essential attribute bundle to the broadest class of SPs possible (subject to policy):

  • Identifier
    • eduPersonPrincipalName
  • Mail attribute
    • mail
  • Person name attributes
    • displayName
    • givenName
    • sn (surname)
Note
titleAn Important Consequence of Releasing the Essential Attribute Bundle

If your deployment of eduPersonPrincipalName is non-reassigned, and your IdP releases the essential attribute bundle to all SPs, then your IdP supports the Research & Scholarship Category as a side effect, without further configuration.

It is straightforward to configure a Shibboleth IdP to release the essential attribute bundle to any SP.