SAML SSO (ADFS as IDP and WLS as SP) fails with "The status code of SAML2 response indicates that the request failed: urn:oasis:names:tc:SAML:2.0:status:Responder." (Doc ID 2082359.1)

Last updated on MAY 10, 2017

Applies to:

Oracle WebLogic Server - Version 10.3 and later
Information in this document applies to any platform.

Symptoms

SAML SSO is configured with ADFS as IDP and WLS as SP. While accessing the IDP initiated SSO page, a 403 error message is received on the browser, and no errors are reported in the WebLogic Server logs (SP end). While accessing an SP-initiated SSO, the 403 browser error is reported with the following errors in the WebLogic server logs:

Cause

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