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2822586 - Error "Invalid authentication method" in Communication Arrangements page when configuring Live Data Connection to S/4HANA Cloud via OAuth in SAP Analytics Cloud hosted at non-SAP data center

Symptom

  • Error "Invalid authentication method" in Communication Arrangements page when configuring Live Data Connection to S/4HANA Cloud via OAuth in SAP Analytics Cloud hosted at non-SAP data center
  • Fail to configure the Live Data Connection to S/4HANA Cloud via OAuth for SAP Analytics Cloud on Cloud Foundry (AWS)
  • Chrome Console error

2019-08-01 09:40:26.715985 The following problem occurred: HTTP request failed400,Bad Request,{"error":{"code":"CM_APS_CA/100","message":{"lang":"en","value":"Invalid authentication method"},"innererror":{"application":{"component_id":"BC-SRV-APS-COM","service_namespace":"/SAP/","service_id":"APS_COM_CA2_SRV","service_version":"0001"},"transactionid":"F6F98584A9444A2C974416C46F757EDA","timestamp":"","Error_Resolution":{"SAP_Transaction":"","SAP_Note":"See SAP Note 1797736 for error analysis (https://service.sap.com/sap/support/notes/1797736)","Batch_SAP_Note":"See SAP Note 1869434 for details about working with $batch (https://service.sap.com/sap/support/notes/1869434)"},"errordetails":[{"code":"CM_APS_CA/100","message":"Invalid authentication method","propertyref":"","severity":"error","transition":true,"target":""}]}}}

 

Environment

  • SAP Analytics Cloud 2019 on non-SAP data center

Reproducing the Issue

  1. Configure Live Data Connection to SAP S/4HANA Cloud Edition via OAuth per product guide
  2. Proceed to Step 4 to create a communication arrangement in SAP S/4HANA
  3. When you click Save button, it throws the error "Invalid authentication method" in the popup window

Cause

Only Inbound Services are used for live model connection, model and story creation.

Resolution

Disable Outbound Services (UI Link Navigation and Retrieve Stories) for communication arrangement then save in S/4H Cloud side. After that, OAuth Live Connection can be successfully established in SAP Analytics Cloud.

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Keywords

SAP Cloud for Planning, sc4p, c4p, cforp, cloudforplanning, EPM-ODS, Cloud for Analytics, Cloud4Analytics, CloudforAnalytics, Cloud 4 Planning, BOC, SAPBusinessObjectsCloud, BusinessObjectsCloud, BOBJcloud, BOCloud., SAC, SAP AC, Cloud-Analytics, CloudAnalytics, SAPCloudAnalytics , KBA , LOD-ANA , SAP Analytics Cloud (SAC) , LOD-ANA-BI , Business Intelligence Functionality, Analytic Models , LOD-ANA-BR , Digital Boardroom (DiBo) , LOD-ANA-PL , Planning Functionality, Planning Models , LOD-ANA-PR , Predictive Scenarios, Smart Predict , Problem

Product

SAP Analytics Cloud 1.0