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2749922 - Front-End SAML authentication fails on BI Platform - Illegal Key Size error


  • HTTP 404 error when attempting a front-end SAML authentication log in to SAML enabled BI web application (example: BI Launchpad)
  • Non-SAML enabled web applications work as expected (example: CMC page)
  • Configured SHA-256 certificates for SAML communication between Identity provider and Tomcat Service Provider
  • When tracing the SAML extension, the following error can be found: Illegal key size
    Original Exception was Illegal key size



  • SAP BusinessObjects Business Intelligence Platform 4.2 Support Package 05 Patch 400 and above
  • SAP BusinessObjects Business Intelligence Platform 4.3


SAP BusinessObjects Business Intelligence platform 4.2


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