SAP Knowledge Base Article - Preview

1186729 - How to send Kerberos debug and error messages to the System event log in Windows

Symptom

  • When establishing Kerberos authentication, the error messages generated by InfoView, ePortfolio or the Central Management Console (CMC) interfaces are not sufficient in debugging the true root cause of Kerberos authentication failures. Messages such as "Null.Pointer.Exception" or "Internal error." may appear. In trace log files, you may see references to authentication being successful, but in lower lines some generic messages can be seen to indicate a failure. These can be vague in nature.
  • How do you send Kerberos debug and error messages to the System event log in Windows?

Read more...

Environment

Microsoft Windows OS with kerberos requests (could be BI server, web/app, SQL server, etc)

Product

SAP BusinessObjects Business Intelligence platform 4.0, feature pack 3 ; SAP BusinessObjects Business Intelligence platform 4.1 ; SAP BusinessObjects Business Intelligence platform 4.2 ; SAP BusinessObjects Enterprise XI 3.1

Keywords

BUSINESS OBJECTS ENTERPRISE CRYSTAL REPORTS ENTERPRISE SERVER INFOVIEW EPORTFOLIO CMC CENTRAL MANAGEMENT CONSOLE KERBEROS MICROSOFT AUTHENTICATION SINGLE SIGN ON DEBUG ERROR MESSAGES TROUBLESHOOT EVENT VIEWER LOG LOGLEVEL REGISTRY LOGGING TRACE TRACING TICKET SERVER NOT FOUND , 1943780 , KBA , BI-BIP-AUT , Authentication, ActiveDirectory, LDAP, SSO, Vintela , How To

About this page

This is a preview of a SAP Knowledge Base Article. Click more to access the full version on SAP ONE Support launchpad (Login required).

Search for additional results

Visit SAP Support Portal's SAP Notes and KBA Search.