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2969462 - Message "Name or password is incorrect" continuously showing instead of detailed login error messages

Symptom

It is expected that the system shows more detailed error messages when logon attempts fail, rather than continuously showing the message: "User name or password incorrect"

Examples or scenarios where a more detailed error message is expected:

  • After the number of logon attempts failed is exceeded (controlled by parameter login/fails_to_user_lock) with SAPGUI ,the relevant user is locked by system, this could be checked in transaction code SU01.
  • User account is not in validity date.


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Environment

SAP ABAP Netweaver Systems.

Product

SAP NetWeaver Application Server 6.10 ; SAP NetWeaver Application Server 6.20 ; SAP NetWeaver Application Server 6.30 ; SAP NetWeaver Application Server 6.40 ; SAP NetWeaver Application Server 7.0 ; SAP NetWeaver Application Server 7.01 ; SAP NetWeaver Application Server 7.02

Keywords

login/fails_to_user_lock, Password logon not possible, too many incorrect logon attempts, login/show_detailed_errors, User name or password incorrect, Name or password is incorrect (repeat logon) , KBA , BC-SEC-LGN , Authentication , BC-SEC-USR-ADM , Users and Authorization administration , Problem

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