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)System for Cross-domain Identity Management (SCIM)SCIM An application-level, HTTP-based protocol for provisioning and managing user identity information. SCIM supplies a common schema for representing users and groups and provides a REST API. 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 LDAPLDAP (Lightweight Directory Access Protocol) An open, cross platform protocol used for interacting with directory services. attribute. This element is not applicable within the complexMultiValued element.