OIF Generates Error 500--Internal Server Error For SP-Initiated SSO

(Doc ID 1416853.1)

Last updated on MARCH 08, 2017

Applies to:

Oracle Identity Federation - Version: 11.1.1.1 and later   [Release: 11g and later ]
Information in this document applies to any platform.

Symptoms

Oracle Identity Federation (OIF) 11g has been configured as a Service Provider (SP). The OIF SP metadata has been configured at the Identity Provider (IdP), which may or may not also be an OIF instance.

Oracle Access Manager (OAM) 11g may also have been configured with the DAP Authenticaion Module (OIFScheme), to delegate authentication to OIF SP.

SP-initiated authentication is failing using the OIF Test SP SSO application at /fed/user/testspsso or (if applicable) when any OAM DAP protected resource is accessed.

After the Start SSO button is pressed Error 500--Internal Server Error occurs:

Error 500--Internal Server Error

From RFC 2068 Hypertext Transfer Protocol -- HTTP/1.1:

10.5.1 500 Internal Server Error

The server encountered an unexpected condition which prevented it from fulfilling the request.




Steps to reproduce

1. Access http://oifsrv.oracle.com:7777/fed/user/testspsso
2. Press the Start SSO button.
3. Error 500--Internal Server Error occurs.

Or (if applicable):

1. Access the OAM DAP protected resource e.g. http://app.oracle.com/protected/home.jsp
2. Error 500--Internal Server Error occurs.


Cause

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