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2976417 - SAML 2.0: "The digital signature of the received SAML2 message is invalid" for ABAP authentication


While performing a SAML 2.0 authentication to ABAP system, it fails.
The following information can be verified in 'Incoming Response' of ABAP SAML Traces:

N SAML20 <Status>
N SAML20 <StatusCode Value="urn:oasis:names:tc:SAML:2.0:status:Requester"/>
N SAML20 <StatusMessage>The digital signature of the received SAML2 message
N SAML20 is invalid.</StatusMessage>                           
N SAML20 </Status>

More information regarding the Security Diagnostic Tool for ABAP can be found in KBA 2960670.



  • SAP Netweaver AS ABAP 7.02
  • SAP Netweaver AS ABAP 7.30
  • SAP Netweaver AS ABAP 7.31
  • SAP Netweaver AS ABAP 7.40
  • SAP Netweaver AS ABAP 7.50 and higher


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