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2906172 - SAP HANA HTTP connection from BI to HANA with SAML returns a 403 Forbidden error


  • You are in the process of setting up SAML between BI and HANA as per KBA 2284620.
  • In the BI Central Management Console (CMC) you create a connection of type 'SAP HANA HTTP' to the SAP HANA server.
  • The connection test from CMC returns the following error:

Connection by Host and Port Failed: The test of the HANA SSO ticket used to log onto the HANA DB has failed due to: Configuration Error [HTTPResponseCode - 403]. (FWM 02133)

  • Loading URL http://<host>:80<inst>/sap/bc/ina/service/v2/GetServerInfo in a browser returns a 403 - Forbidden error.
  • On the HANA side you set to DEBUG the trace level of component XSREQUESTHANDLER and the resulting xsengine/indexserver trace file shows the following:

... RequestHandler.cpp(xxxxx) : dispatching '/sap/bc/ina/service/v2/GetServerInfo'
... RequestContext.cpp(xxxxx) : Rewrote application path "GetServerInfo" to "ina_v2.xscfunc?service=GetServerInfo"
... RequestHandler.cpp(xxxxx) : Using request language:
... RequestHandler.cpp(xxxxx) : Request for '/sap/bc/ina/service/v2/ina_v2.xscfunc' is going to be authorized.
... RequestHandler.cpp(xxxxx) : Request execution failed due to missing privileges
... RequestHandler.cpp(xxxxx) : Sent response with status 403 (rc=2230)



  • SAP HANA 1.0 SPS12
  • SAP HANA 2.0 
  • SAP BusinessObjects Business Intelligence Platform 4.2 


SAP BusinessObjects Business Intelligence platform 4.2 ; SAP HANA 1.0, platform edition ; SAP HANA, platform edition 2.0


HANA, BI, SAML, SSO, CMC, sap.bc.ina.service.v2.userRole::INA_USER, 403, GetServerInfo, forbidden , KBA , HAN-DB-SEC , SAP HANA Security & User Management , BI-BIP-AUT , Authentication, ActiveDirectory, LDAP, SSO, Vintela , Problem

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