Unable to Parse XML Error When Importing federationmetadata.xml file for SAML SSO (Doc ID 2286570.1)

Last updated on JULY 20, 2017

Applies to:

Oracle WebLogic Server - Version 12.2.1.0.0 and later
Information in this document applies to any platform.

Symptoms

A federationmetadata.xml is generated from an APM module of an F5 BIG-IP used as a SAML IdP. When it is imported in WLS Console, an "Unable to Parse XML" error is given and the operation failed.

Screenshot of console page with errors shown and errors from logs below showing the underlying org.xml.sax.SAXParseException:

Cause

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