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3232316 - "AADSTS75005: The request is not a valid SAML 2.0 protocol message" when attempting to create a Live Data Connection to SAP Universe with SAML SSO in SAP Analytics Cloud


When attempting to create a Live Data Connection to SAP Universe with SAML SSO, using BOE Live Data Connect 3.4, the following error message is shown;

  • "Sign in - Sorry, but we’re having trouble signing you in. AADSTS75005: The request is not a valid SAML 2.0 protocol message or contains invalid or potentially dangerous characters."
  • Username and password (secEnterprise) authentication is working fine
  • Logging in to SAP Analytics Cloud using the same IdP is working fine

Steps were followed as in the guide - Defining the trust between the Identity Provider and SAP BusinessObjects Live Data Connect



  • SAP Analytics Cloud Wave 2022.8+
  • SAP BOE Live Data Connect 3.4+
  • SAP BI Platform
  • Microsoft Azure AD as Custom SAML Identity Provider


SAP BusinessObjects Business Intelligence platform 4.3


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