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2177242 - Customer will get error "Logoff only performed locally and not at the identity provider" while performing SSO Logout


While Logging out of the system, using SSO ( Single Sign-On ),system throws an error "Logoff only performed locally and not at the identity provider" ( see Below ) instead of normal system logout screen.





Reproducing the Issue

Using SSO, just Logout of the system.


If you are using ADFS, it could be a setting problem in ADFS configuration.

ADFS: Active Directory Federation Services (ADFS) is a software component developed by Microsoft that can be installed on Windows Server operating systems to provide users with single sign-on access to systems and applications located across organizational boundaries. It uses a claims-based access control authorization model to maintain application security.




The response URL needs to be updated to a landing URL appropriate for you. This is done in ADFS configuration:

Example URL that should be there in the Response URL section: HTTPS:// You may change the system details according to the system that is affected

Here is an example screen in ADFS:




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