- You'd like to perform custom attribute mapping in SAP Analytics Cloud according to Mapping SAML Attributes to Users.
- 'invalid characters' in the attribute name when mapping SAML user attributes from Custom SAML IdP to SAC.
- Attribute values contain characters such as : / \ and therefore not able to make the mapping work.
- SAP Analytics Cloud 2018
- Custom SAML 2.0 Identity Provider
Reproducing the Issue
Login to SAC
- Go to Security > Users
- Click on the 'SAML Atribute mapping' icon on the right-hand corner
- In the 'SAML attribute' field, the attributes from Azure will be retrieved automatically
- Notice the attribute name is in a URL format
- Select the matching target property and click 'Save'
- The error: Invalid characters
- SAP Analytics Cloud doesn't support special characters in the attribute name
- Update the attribute name manually in the claims and ensure it doesn contain any special characters such as : / \ -
- Change the claim rules from URL syntax to Simple syntax.
- In case you would like to use special characters in attribute names please vote for this idea on the Customer Influence site: https://influence.sap.com/sap/ino/#/idea/209998
- How to find User Assistance for SAP Analytics Cloud?
- Ask a question on the SAP Community!
- 2487011 - What information do I need to provide when opening incidents with SAP Analytics Cloud (Hint: Use component LOD-ANA*)
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