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1742060 - Cannot redirect to the requested application, the redirect parameter is invalid

Symptom

  • In order to initiate authentication for an application:
       You call the logon application directly with the /logon/logonServlet application alias, e.g. http://<hostname:port>/logon/logonServlet
       or you call the logon application directly with the /logon/logonServlet application alias and pass it the redirectURL URL parameter, e.g.
       http://<hostname:port>/logon/logonServlet/redirectURL=customredirecturl
     
  • After updating the SP level of the Netweaver AS Java, when you enter the logon ID and password in the logon form instead of being redirected to the expected application, the logon page is displayed again with error message Cannot make redirect to original application, the redirect attribute is invalid and/or you can see in the traces the error message Cannot make redirect to original application, redirect URL is null


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Environment

SAP Netweaver Java Application Server

Product

SAP NetWeaver 7.0 ; SAP enhancement package 1 for SAP NetWeaver 7.0 ; SAP enhancement package 2 for SAP NetWeaver 7.0 ; SAP enhancement package 3 for SAP NetWeaver 7.0

Keywords

logonServlet, redirectURL, authentication, null, parameter, UME, API, logon, XSS, protection , KBA , BC-JAS-SEC , Security, User Management , BC-JAS-WEB , Web Container, HTTP, JavaMail, Servlets , Problem

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