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2973936 - Unable to bypass SSO based authentication in SAP Analytics Cloud (SAC)


  • Once SAML Single Sign-On (SSO) authentication is configured in SAP Analytics Cloud (SAC), there is no way to bypass the SSO based authentication.
  • It is also not possible to use URL parameter to bypass the SSO authentication temporarily. 


  • SAP Analytics Cloud (Enterprise) 
  • Custom Identity Provider for SSO authentication

Reproducing the Issue

  1. Configure SAML SSO authentication for SAC. 
  2. Once it is done, there is no way to bypass the SSO authentication.


This is a limitation in the product.


Improvement request has already been submitted on our customer's influence page: URL/Parameter to avoid SAML-SSO authentication

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