1793521 - secExternal alias is not created and AD/LDAP users fail SSO when trusted authentication via SAML is enabled | SAP Knowledge Base Article

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1793521 - secExternal alias is not created and AD/LDAP users fail SSO when trusted authentication via SAML is enabled

Symptom

  • LDAP or AD users cannot logon via their LDAP/AD username and password via SAML SSO (trusted authentication) when trusted.auth.namespace.enabled= true
  • Instead enterprise aliases need to be created and user must logon via enterprise to enable secExternal alias.
  • After secExternal alias is created then LDAP and AD users can SSO via SAML 
  • NOTE: this probably applies to any external authentication that is tied into using trusted auth but this issue and ADAPT were for a customer using SAML 

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Environment

SAP BusinessObjects Business Intelligence Platform 4.0 SP 4

Product

SAP BusinessObjects Business Intelligence platform 4.0

Keywords

zie biauth pdkba single sign on sign-on silent automatic logon , KBA , BI-BIP-AUT , Authentication, ActiveDirectory, LDAP, SSO, Vintela , Bug Filed

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