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2882992 - Error "SAML provider does not exist" due to wrong representation of certificate attributes


  • You are configuring SAML between HANA and Microsoft Power BI.
  • You are importing the IdP's X.509 certificate into the file-based certificate collection sapsrv.pse.
  • The indexserver trace file shows that the value for the identity provider in the SAML assertion is missing, i.e. <saml2:Issuer></saml2:Issuer>
  • The indexserver trace file shows that the certificate being used in the SAML assertion is successfully verified, i.e. "Certificate verification succeeded!"
  • Some attributes in the Subject and/or Issuer of the client certificate being used in the SAML assertion differ from those maintained in SYS.SAML_PROVIDERS for the same identity provider.
  • Authentication fails with "SAML provider does not exist".



  • Microsoft Power BI
  • SAP HANA 1.0 SPS12
  • SAP HANA 2.0  


SAP HANA 1.0, platform edition ; SAP HANA, platform edition 2.0


HANA, SAML, Power BI, X.509, certificate, assertion, indexserver, sapsrv.pse, Subject, Issuer, crypto, authentication, OpenSSL, CommonCryptoLib , KBA , HAN-DB-SEC , SAP HANA Security & User Management , Problem

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