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2577227 - Error occurred when consuming web service provided by AS ABAP using WSDL URL due to SAML authentication

Symptom

  • Error occurred when consuming web service provided by AS ABAP using WSDL URL. For example:
    • Following error occurred when creating soap project in soap UI:
      Error loading  [http://<hostname>:<port>/sap/bc/srt/wsdl/flv_xxxxxx......]:
      org.apache.xmlbeans.XmlException: org.apache.xmlbeans.XmlException: error: does not close tag
       
    • Following error occurred when creating service consumer in SE80:
      Proxy Generation: error occured
      Incorrect value: Entity "<<document>>"(0 /3936 ). end tag 'head' does not match begin tag 'link' http://<hostname>:<port>/......
       
    • Following error occurred when creating logical port in SOAMANAGER:
      Error in WSDL parsing: Incorrect value: Entity "<<document>>"(0 /3936 ).end tag 'head' does not match begin tag 'link'
      http://<hostname>:<port>/...... 
       
  • In the ABAP system which provides the web service, SAML authentication is configured.
  • In the ABAP system which provides the web service, the logon procedure of ICF service /default_host/sap/bc/srt/wsdl is Standard.

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Environment

Netweaver 7.02 and higher.

Product

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

Keywords

wsdl, saml2, logon procedure. , KBA , BC-ESI-WS-ABA , Web Service and SOAP - ABAP , Problem

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