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2259979 - SAML 2.0 prompts for username and password: Service Provider does not support Name ID Format


The authentication using the Security Assertion Markup Language (SAML) 2.0 fails prompting the user to enter the user and password. The following error message is recorded in the traces:

Service Provider does not support Name ID Format [urn:oasis:names:tc:SAML:1.1:nameid-format:unspecified] for trusted Identity Provider [xxxx.xxxxx.xxxxxx]. 

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SAML 2.0 Service Provider

  • NetWeaver Application Server Java
  • NetWeaver Application Server ABAP

SAML 2.0 Identity Provider

  • Part of NetWeaver Single Sign-On product
  • IDMFEDERATION SCA have to be installed on top of NetWeaver AS Java
  • Due to historical reasons IDMFEDERATION SCA is also part of SAP Identity Management


SAP Identity Management 8.0 ; SAP NetWeaver 7.3 ; SAP NetWeaver 7.4 ; SAP NetWeaver 7.5 ; SAP NetWeaver Application Server for Java 7.2 ; SAP NetWeaver Identity Management 7.2 ; SAP enhancement package 1 for SAP NetWeaver 7.3


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