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2833611 - "External user name already exists on provider" error while configuring external SAML identities


While mapping database users against external identities for a SAML identity provider you get the following error:

Adding a new provider user mapping failed: External user name <EXTERNAL_IDENTITY> already exists on provider <IDENTITY_PROVIDER_NAME>.



  • SAP HANA 1.0 SPS12
  • SAP HANA 2.0


SAP HANA 1.0, platform edition ; SAP HANA, platform edition 2.0


SAML, identity provider, external identity , KBA , HAN-DB-SEC , SAP HANA Security & User Management , Problem

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