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2908718 - SAML2Assertion does not specify Subject NameID


SAML 2.0 authentication when using SAP Cloud Platform Identity Authentication Service (IAS) or SAP NetWeaver Application Server for Java (SAP AS Java) as the Service Provider (SP) fails and errors similar to below are recorded in the Troubleshooting log:

Authentication error.SAML2Assertion does not specify Subject NameID.



  • SAP Cloud Platform Identity Authentication Service
  • SAP NetWeaver
  • Release Independent


Identity Authentication all versions ; SAP Business Technology Platform all versions ; SAP Integrated Business Planning 1808 ; SAP Integrated Business Planning 1911 ; SAP NetWeaver all versions


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