Also known as Certifications in Trusted Relationships for Access Management: The InCommon Model, these metadata elements are formal assertions of specific information about the entity, generally related to how it should be treated by other entities. This includes, for example:

Qualifications and Capabilities may require review by a third party (typically, the entity's federation), or they may be self-declared, depending on their definition and governing policy. The Entity Attributes supported by InCommon are listed in Entity categories, and the Scope attribute is discussed in Scope.

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