SAML attributes that ScreenSteps accepts for identifying users

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This table shows which SAML attributes in a SAML assertion map to ScreenSteps user attributes.

When the following attributes are included in the AttributeStatement of the SAML assertion, the corresponding user attributes will be updated in ScreenSteps.

SAML Attribute ScreenSteps User Attribute
  • givenName
  • urn:mace:dir:attribute-def:givenName
First Name
  • sn
  • urn:mace:dir:attribute-def:sn
Last Name
  • email
  • mail
  • urn:mace:dir:attribute-def:mail
  • username
  • urn:mace:dir:attribute-def:eduPersonPrincipalName
External ID

In addition, for the Email address ScreenSteps will also check the Subject > NameId value if one of the attributes listed above is not present.

SAML Subject ScreenSteps User Attribute
NameId Email


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