MAF Authentication Failure Message Not Meaningful For End Users (Doc ID 2225995.1)

Last updated on MARCH 14, 2017

Applies to:

Mobile Application Framework - Version 2.1.2 and later
Information in this document applies to any platform.

Symptoms

When an incorrect user name or password is submitted for a MAF application using Basic Auth the error returned to the end user does not adequately alert them that they simply need to try again. There is no way to alter the message returned to the user.
This issue is confusing and will help if they were given a meaningful message.

In Android, the message is:

 

Cause

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