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2368089 - Entity descriptor grayed out when exporting Metadata

Symptom

When exporting Metadata from the SAML2.0 configuration UI, it is only possible to select the "Service Provider" entity descriptor. The "Application Service Provider" and "Security Token Service" entity descriptors are grayed out and you see the error message:

"Client is not prepared for SAML2 authentication through web services communication."


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Environment

SAP enhancement package 2 for SAP NetWeaver 7.0
SAP NetWeaver 7.3
SAP enhancement package 1 for SAP NetWeaver 7.3
SAP NetWeaver 7.4
SAP NetWeaver 7.5 and higher

Product

SAP NetWeaver 7.1 ; SAP NetWeaver 7.2 ; SAP NetWeaver 7.3 ; SAP NetWeaver 7.4 ; SAP NetWeaver 7.5 ; SAP enhancement package 1 for SAP NetWeaver 7.0 ; SAP enhancement package 1 for SAP NetWeaver 7.3 ; SAP enhancement package 2 for SAP NetWeaver 7.0

Keywords

SAML2 Metadata export entity WSS_SETUP , KBA , BC-SEC-LGN-SML , SAML 2.0 for ABAP , How To

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