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2649833 - HTTP Status 400 - Bad Request after login to SAP Analytics Cloud


You enable a custom SAML Identity Provider in your SAP Analytics Cloud (SAC)


  • SAP Analytics Cloud
  • Any valid SAML 2 Identity Provider (IdP)


The SAML assertion returned to SAC doesn't contain a valid Name ID required to validate the user.

For example, you selected Custom SAML attribute as the attribute method to map users.

Value returned by the IdP: 

<saml:NameID Format="urn:oasis:names:tc:SAML:1.1:nameid-format:emailAddress"></saml:NameID>

Value in the column Custom SAML attribute:


Not only the values are different, also the nameid-format is expecting an email address.


Make sure that the value returned from your custom IdP matches the value selected in SAP Analytics Cloud.

See more in the KBA 2411608 - SAP Analytics Cloud SAML authentication *** Master KBA ***

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