Microsoft Academic Verification Engine

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on July 5, 2020, 5:13 a.m. (4 hours, 9 minutes ago)

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Entity type: SP
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Certificates statistics:
  • sha1: 1
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Display name: Microsoft Academic Verification Engine
Description: Microsoft uses the Academic Verification Engine (AVE) to determine client academic eligibility in its global business. Academic eligibility is defined as: “Individual must be a full or part time enrolled university or college student or faculty or staff at an eligible accredited educational institution and must be able to provide proof of enrollment to Microsoft or its appointed vendor upon request. Alumni of these institutions are ineligible.” AVE uses federated data as one of many verification methods to determine academic eligibility.
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Organization name: Microsoft
Organization display name: Microsoft
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Supported protocols:
  • SAML 1.1
  • SAML 2.0
Required attributes: No information provided.
Optional attributes:
  • urn:oid: (eduPersonTargetedID)
  • urn:oid: (eduPersonPrincipalName)