Intermittent 403 Forbidden Errors On SAML Configured Domains (Doc ID 854661.1)

Last updated on NOVEMBER 05, 2016

Applies to:

Oracle WebLogic Server - Version 9.0 to 10.3.6
Information in this document applies to any platform.

Symptoms

In a SAML SSO environment, customer observed 403 error intermittently. It happened when the user was switching between the source/target domains. For example, the user logs in to domain A (source) and is authenticated. A SAML token is issued and the user should be able to access resource on domain B (target) without re-authenticating (SSO). However, sometimes users receive a 403 error (access denied) on domain B.

Cause

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