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

Last updated on DECEMBER 16, 2023

Applies to:

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


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:


While the general error was shown in the Console screen, the AdminServer logs were checked with the below error stack:




The following was followed configure SAML SSO on OBIEE 12c using ADFS:

<Note 2258128.1> OBIEE 12c: End to End Steps for Enabling SAML 2.0 SSO on OBIEE 12c using ADFS - Cluster Env


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