A subAttribute element has the following XML attributes:

  • name: a required element specifying the name of the sub-attribute.
  • readOnly: an optional attribute indicating whether the System for Cross-domain Identity Management (SCIM) sub-attribute is not allowed to be updated by the SCIM service consumer. The default value is false.
  • required: an optional attribute indicating whether the SCIM sub-attribute is required to be present in the SCIM attribute. The default value is false.
  • dataType: a required attribute specifying the simple data type for the SCIM sub-attribute. The following values are permitted: binary, boolean, dateTime, integer, and string.
  • caseExact: an optional attribute that is only applicable for string data types. It indicates whether comparisons between two string values use a case-exact match or a case-ignore match. The default value is false.

A subAttribute element contains the following XML elements in sequence:

  • description: a required element describing the sub-attribute.
  • mapping: an optional element specifying a mapping between the SCIM sub-attribute and an LDAP attribute. This element is not applicable within the complexMultiValued element.