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3036327 - Error "The request is malformed" throws when get token against OAuth2.0 in AS Java


When try to get OAuth 2.0 token against AS Java, it end with error "The request is malformed".
For example: When use Postman to get token, following error page get shown in Postman.


If set trace location and its subtrees to All severity, after above error get simulated, in usr/sap/<SID>/<xx>/j2ee/cluster/server<x>/log/defaultTrace.*.trc following log throws out:
Client from <IP address> has requested the endpoint over plain HTTP

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  • SAP NetWeaver Java 7.31
  • SAP NetWeaver Java 7.4
  • SAP NetWeaver Java 7.5


SAP NetWeaver 7.4 ; SAP NetWeaver 7.5 ; SAP enhancement package 1 for SAP NetWeaver 7.3


oauth 2, , KBA , BC-JAS-SEC-UME , User Management Engine , Problem

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