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SAML 2.0-Based Single Sign-On Stops Working in WebCenter Portal After Restarting the WebCenter Portal Managed Server (Doc ID 2877593.1)

Last updated on JUNE 17, 2022

Applies to:

Oracle WebCenter Portal - Version 12.2.1.3.0 to 12.2.1.4.0
Information in this document applies to any platform.

Symptoms

ACTUAL BEHAVIOR

SAML 2.0-Based Single Sign-On Stops Working in WebCenter Portal After Restarting the WebCenter Portal Managed Server.


EXPECTED BEHAVIOR

Expect the changes to be persistent.


STEPS

The issue can be reproduced with the following steps:

  1. Following the solution documented in the article below:
     
    How to Update the WebCenter Portal Cookie-path For SAML 2.0-Based Single Sign-On (Doc ID 2823400.1)
     
    Do not restart the portal managed server(s).
     
     
  2. Update the authentication type of the WebCenter Portal to CLIENT-CERT in the webcenter web.xml file per the following document:
     
    https://www.oracle.com/technetwork/middleware/webcenter/portal/learnmore/wcp-saml2-federatedsso-wp-2857359.pdf
     
    Do not restart the portal managed server(s).
     
     
  3. Test that the changes work in WebCenter Portal.
    User should be able to login using SAML2 authentication.
     
     
  4. Restart the WebCenter Portal managed server.
    The changes done in the deployment plan are lost. 

 

Cause

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