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2549678 - Identity Provider functionality for identity provider is disabled: SAML issue


SAP Application Server JAVA is acting as the IDP (Identity Provider) and a connection is configured to communicate with an SP (Service provider), which can be another AS JAVA or a 3rd party server like Successfactors. This IDP initiated logon fails and errors similar to below are recorded in the SAP Application Server JAVA troubleshooting wizard traces:

Fatal error during request processing. No response will be returned to the caller.
Identity Provider functionality for identity provider <IDP name> is disabled

Trying to lookup IdP WebDynpro Java error UI webdynpro:java/ IdP WebDynpro Java UIs not deployed,
forwarding to jsp to display fatal error details.
javax.naming.NameNotFoundException: No child found in WebDynproContext with name
Identity provider name received from CommonSAML2Utils: [<null>]
Identity provider name contained in HTTP parameter: [<null>]



  • Release Independent
  • SAP NetWeaver


SAP Composition Environment all versions ; SAP NetWeaver Application Server for Java all versions ; SAP NetWeaver all versions ; SAP Process Integration all versions ; SAP Solution Manager all versions


sso, single-sign-on, login.failed, JAVA, Service Provider, SP, Identity Provider, IDP, XI, PI, PORTAL, SAML 2.0, SAML2Assertion, identity provider extensions, IDMFEDERATION, SAP Single Sign-On, SAP Identity Management 7.2, SAP Single Sign-On 3.0, SAP SSO 3.0
, KBA , BC-JAS-SEC-SML , JAVA SAML 1.1 and 2.0 , BC-JAS-SEC-LGN , Logon, SSO , Problem

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