The University of Texas at Austin

uTexas Enterprise Directory (TED)

TED Accounts

Systems and applications may access TED using a service account.

Required Authorizations

All services authorized to access TED are placed in one General access group. However, additional authorization is required to retrieve certain restricted records and data attributes. The following table summarizes the access controls in place within TED.

General Access Groups
Authentication The system will use the information in TED in order to authenticate (i.e. log in) users. (Entries marked “Auth” in the TED Directory Schema and Data Attributes.)
Affiliation The system only needs access to the user’s affiliation data and nothing else. (Entries marked “AffOnly” in the TED Directory Schema and Data Attributes.)
Public The system only needs access to public directory information about individuals. (Entries marked “Public” in the TED Directory Schema and Data Attributes.)
Standard The system needs access to a wide variety of attributes or any of the restricted data below.
Restricted Data Access
Restricted Student Records Access to records of students who have opted to restrict their directory information.
Student Class Information Access to student course numbers and class unique numbers.
Restricted Employee Records Access to records of employees whose full directory entries are restricted.
Restricted Employee Data Access to home phone and home address for employees who have restricted the release of that information.
ID Card Number Access to ID Card number (from the magnetic strip).
Badge ID Badge number from ID cards (from the proximity chip).
Query Limits
Default Searches return a maximum of 5,000 records and can run for a maximum of 30 seconds
High Volume Searches return a maximum of 150,000 records and can run for a maximum of 15 minutes

Last updated March 6, 2014 @ 3:41 pm

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