Data Integration and Services

Data Integration and Services

This section contains information on various campus-available and campus-recommended resources for third-party data integration and services.

Data Integration and Services Sub-Topics

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Google (Search, Analytics)

Google (Search, Analytics)

The campus uses many of Google's services.

Google Service Sub-Topics

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Google Analytics

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LDAP (Lightweight Directory Access Protocol)

LDAP (Lightweight Directory Access Protocol)

This section contains information about Georgia Tech's LDAP system and ways of accessing it.

LDAP Sub-Topics

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Finding GT Accounts Using the Public LDAP Server

Finding GT Accounts Using the Public LDAP Server

Example code of how to retrieve a person's gtaccount (gburdell1) using command line.

Start command

For each of the examples given below, the command will start with this line:

ldapsearch -x -LLL -h -b "dc=whitepages,dc=gatech,dc=edu" 

For example, 

ldapsearch -x -LLL -h -b "dc=whitepages,dc=gatech,dc=edu"

Use email to find gtaccount

Use unique given or first name


Use unique family/last or surname


Use part of full name




Other ldap variables

Whitepages also lets you narrow your search using other values, such as:

  • building: William C Wardlaw Center
  • telephoneNumber: 404-385-4275
  • displayName OR cn: Burdell,George P
  • title: Web Developer Sr [job title]
  • objectClass: luPerson
  • primaryUid OR uid: gburdell1
  • postalAddress: 0181 [campus mail code]
  • ou: Institute Communications [department]
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Sensitive Data Considerations

Sensitive Data Considerations

This section provides information and links to policies, checklists, and best-practices about storing and transmitting data that might be sensitive (FERPA, HIPAA, SSN, birthdates, etc).

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