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2969462 - Message "Name or password is incorrect" continuously showing instead of detailed login error messages "Password logon not possible"

Symptom

After the number of logon attempts failed is exceeded (controlled by parameter login/fails_to_user_lock) with SAPGUI ,the relevant user is locked by system,this could be checked in transaction code SU01.

But the system is continuously showing the message: "User name or password incorrect" instead of the message: "Password logon not possible (too many incorrect logon attempts)" when try to logon with the same user.


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Environment

SAP ABAP Netweaver Systems.

Product

SAP NetWeaver Application Server 6.10 ; SAP NetWeaver Application Server 6.20 ; SAP NetWeaver Application Server 6.30 ; SAP NetWeaver Application Server 6.40 ; SAP NetWeaver Application Server 7.0 ; SAP NetWeaver Application Server 7.01 ; SAP NetWeaver Application Server 7.02

Keywords

login/fails_to_user_lock, Password logon not possible, too many incorrect logon attempts, login/show_detailed_errors, User name or password incorrect , KBA , BC-SEC-LGN , Authentication and SSO , BC-SEC-USR-ADM , Users and Authorization administration , Problem

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