eduPersonTargetedID

Description

This is a persistent, non-reassigned, privacy-preserving identifier for a person. Feide recommends using this as an identifier.

  • Persistent: The service will receive the same value each time the user logs in.
  • Non-reassigned: No other users will ever be assigned the same value at a later time.
  • Privacy-preserving: This is a pseudo-random identifying string which reveales no information about the user.

Format

This attribute is singlevalued per service, and is a pseudo-random string. It will not exceed 256 characters in length.

Example

A person has the following value:

  • 24d66f51ac1c0b140e617af335b9abb4b8d88a5b

Technical details

Cardinality:
Singlevalued
Availability in higher education.:
High
Availability, primary and secondary school.:
High
Entry type:
person
Short description:
Anonymous user identifier