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Problem when SAML2 SSO Identity Partner Wants SHA-256 Authentication Requests but WebLogic Sends SHA1 (Doc ID 2386440.1)

Last updated on AUGUST 07, 2023

Applies to:

Oracle WebLogic Server - Version to [Release 12c]
Information in this document applies to any platform.


WLS SAML2 SSO integration is not working with ADFS acting as Identity Provider Partner (IDP) , if ADFS wants SHA-256 Signed Authentication Requests.

WLS is currently sending an authentication request in the SHA-1 format and ADFS is not accepting such, thus replying with Responder rather than providing a SAML Assertion as seen below:

Due to this issue, users cannot access Application if ADFS is configured to validate that all SAML2 Authentication requests must be signed using SAH-256


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