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User Attributes

Each user in JumpCloud can be decorated with a series of attributes to create a profile for use in the directory, which can then be consumed by resource endpoints via various protocols.  

Attributes come in two flavors: standard user attributes and custom user attributes. This article describes standard user attributes, as well as how they map to LDAP.

 
Standard Attributes
 
Attribute Purpose

First Name

The user’s first name

Free form

Available in: API, Admin Portal, User Portal

Middle Name

The user’s middle name

Free form

Available in: API, Admin Portal

Last Name

The user’s last name

Free form

Available in: API, Admin Portal, User Portal

Username

The user’s JumpCloud username

Restricted free-form, required, uniqueness enforced within org. Consider the naming convention for users before you build your directory.

IMPORTANT: Username can only be modified if the user is not bound to any resources. Learn more about potential impacts of removing resource bindings to make username modifications.

Available in: API, Admin Portal, User Portal

Display Name

Preferred name of a user, if they prefer to be called by a name other than firstname + lastname

Free form

Available in: API, Admin Portal

User Creation Date The date the user was created in the system.

This is a read-only attribute that is automatically populated after a new user is saved.

Available in: API, Admin Portal

Company Email

User’s email address

Free form, required, global uniqueness enforced

Available in: API, Admin Portal, User Portal

LDAP Distinguished Name  LDAP Distinguished Name for the user

Automatically populated for user.

Available in: API, Admin Portal
Description

A description of the user

Free form

Available in: API, Admin Portal

Password

User’s password

Free form

Available in: API, Admin Portal, User Portal

Employee ID

Alphanumeric identifier assigned to a user, typically based on order of hire or association with an organization, at the discretion of the administrator

Free form, uniqueness enforced within org

Available in: API, Admin Portal

Job Title

 

The job title of a user

Free form

Available in: API, Admin Portal

Employee Type

Used to identify the employer to employee relationship

Free form

Available in: API, Admin Portal

Company

The name of the user's employer

Free form

Available in: API, Admin Portal

Department

The department in which the user works

Free form

Available in: API, Admin Portal

Cost Center

A defined area to whom direct and indirect costs are allocated

Free form

Available in: API, Admin Portal

Location

The name of the location where the user works

Free form

Available in: API, Admin Portal, User Portal

Work Country The name of the country where the user works

Drop-down list in Admin Portal; free form in User Portal

Available in: API, Admin Portal, User Portal
Work Phone

Work telephone number for the user

Free form

Available in: API, Admin Portal, User Portal

Work Cell

Work cell phone number for the user

Free form

Available in: API, Admin Portal, User Portal

Work Fax

Work fax telephone number for the user

Free form

Available in: API, Admin Portal, User Portal

Work Street Address Work street address for the user

Free form

Available in: API, Admin Portal, User Portal

PO Box

Work PO Box for the user

Free form

Available in: API, Admin Portal, User Portal

Work City

Work city for the user

Free form

Available in: API, Admin Portal, User Portal

Work State

Work state for the user

Free form

Available in: API, Admin Portal, User Portal

Work Postal Code

Work postal code for the user

Free form

Available in: API, Admin Portal, User Portal

Home Phone

Personal home phone number for the user

Free form

Available in: API, Admin Portal, User Portal

Personal Cell

Personal cell phone number for the user

Free form

Available in: API, Admin Portal, User Portal

Home Street Address

 

Home street address for the user

Free form

Available in: API, Admin Portal, User Portal

PO Box

Personal PO Box for the user

Free form

Available in: API, Admin Portal, User Portal

Home City

Home address city for the user

Free form

Available in: API, Admin Portal, User Portal

Home State

Home address state for the user

Free form

Available in: API, Admin Portal, User Portal

Home Postal Code

Home address postal code for the user

Free form

Available in: API, Admin Portal, User Portal

Home Country

Home address country for the user

Free form

Available in: API, Admin Portal, User Portal

Unix User ID (UID)

The numerical Unix user id for the user

Numeric, required (auto-generated if not specified)

Available in: API, Admin Portal

Unix Group ID (GID)

The numerical Unix group id for the user

Numeric, required (auto-generated if not specified)

Available in: API, Admin Portal

 

For more information on interacting with user attributes via API, refer to our JumpCloud API documentation.

 

LDAP Attribute Mapping

All standard user attributes are available to consume from LDAP for users that are bound to the JumpCloud LDAP-as-a-Service directory. The following mapping shows how JumpCloud attributes are represented in LDAP-as-a-Service.

 
LDAP Attributes
 

JumpCloud Attribute

LDAP Attribute

First Name

givenName

Last Name

sn

Username

uid

Email

mail

Password

userPassword

Middle Name

initials

Display Name

displayName

Home Phone

homePhone

Personal Cell

mobile

Work Phone

telephoneNumber

Work Cell

pager

Work Fax

facsimileTelephoneNumber

Home Address

  • PO Box
  • Street
  • City
  • State
  • Zip
  • Country

homePostalAddress

Work Address

  • PO Box
  • Street
  • City
  • State
  • Zip
  • Country

postalAddress

  • postOfficeBox
  • street
  • l
  • st
  • postalCode
  • co

Title

title

Department

departmentNumber

Cost Center

businessCategory

Location

physicalDeliveryOfficeName

Employee ID

employeeNumber

Employee Type

employeeType

Company

company

Unix User ID (UID)

uidNumber

Unix Group ID (GID)

gidNumber

Description

description

 
























































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Last Updated: Feb 27, 2019 09:08AM MST

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