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2825947 - Windows AD SSO fails with a logon screen or various generic error messages


  • After following the steps to setup AD SSO in KBA 2629070, older systems using KBA 1631734, on unix/linux KBA 1965433 users land on a logon screen or receive an error
  • If looking at web/app tracing, vintela logs, tomcat stderr.log, or a packet scanner on the client, there are no clear errors to identify the cause of the failure
  • A message shown in the web/app log that may also appear in the vintela.log or stderr.out  "Message: idm.allowNTLM=false but client tried to do NTLM regardless"
  • A recent failure picked up this failure in a packet scan "error-code: eRR-S-PRINCIPAL-UNKNOWN (7)" for this the TGT not an actual principal "SNameString: krbtgt"
  • KBA's used to troubleshoot this 2820819, 2684843, or 1969914
  • A list of possible errors is below but note it may just fail with a logon screen or another error that hasn't been added to the list yet.

HTTP Status 500 - com.wedgetail.idm.sso.ProtocolException: com.wedgetail.idm.spnego.server.SpnegoException: GSSException: Failure unspecified at GSS-API level (Mechanism level: Could not decrypt service ticket with Key type ##, KVNO ##, Principal HTTP/ using key: Principal: [1] service acount KVNO: ## EncType: ## Exception for this key was: Integrity check failure[Note: principal names are different; this may or may not be a problem] [Note: KVNO used wildcard match, not exact match; perhaps the password used to generate this key is not the most recent password?


Packet scan shows NTLMSSP_NEGOTIATE



SAP Businessobjects Business Intelligence Platform 4.x 4.1 4.2 4.3 (all versions or BI and patches)


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