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2676338 - SAML 2.0: No user found with alias <userID> (format: unspecified)

Symptom

When performing SAML 2.0 authentication it fails and the following the error message can be seen in the SAML 2.0 trace:

SAML20 SP (client 100 ): 'Name ID value '<userID>' cannot be mapped to any user alias'
[...]
SAML20 SAML20 CX_SAML20_FEDERATION: No user found with alias '<userID>' (format: unspecified). Long text: No user found with alias '<userID>' (format: unspecified).

The SAML2 trace can be collected using the Security Diagnostic Tool.


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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 7.3 ; 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

    No user found with alias, SAML, abap, adfs, fiori , KBA , BC-SEC-LGN-SML , SAML 2.0 for ABAP , Problem

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