Affiliation in Helmholtz AAI¶
The affiliation information has well defined values. Only those values are used to transfer information between the different systems. The affiliation values are:
Affiliation in home organisation¶
The Helmholtz AAI consumes the affiliation in the home organisation of an user from remote identity providers. Since this is not a mandatory information, not all identity providers send the affiliation attribute (eduPersonScopedAffiliation). For those users where the information are available, the information can be requested as voPersonExternalAffiliation attribute.
Affiliation in Helmholtz¶
The Helmholtz AAI provides information about the affiliation of an user in
the Helmholtz Association itself. This information is based on the used
remote identity provider and the affiliation information from it. The Helmholtz AAI
will only use
affiliate values to express the affiliation of the users.
This information can be requested as eduPersonScopedAffiliation attribute.
If a user authenticates via a non Helmholtz Centre identity provider, the
affiliation is set to
affiliate, independent to the role in the home organisation.
If the users authenticates, using an identity provider
of a Helmholtz Centre and the Centre provides the values
the Helmholtz AAI will map them to
staff. All other values will be mapped on