BI Publisher URL Not Triggering Identity Provider (IdP) Authentication In Cloud Environment Configured For SAML / Mixed Mode Authentication

(Doc ID 2223951.1)

Last updated on FEBRUARY 17, 2017

Applies to:

Primavera Unifier Cloud Service - Version 15.2.0.0 and later
Information in this document applies to any platform.

Symptoms

Using Primavera Unifier Cloud Service:

ACTUAL BEHAVIOR
When configured for SAML authentication, BI Publisher is not configured for mixed mode authentication.

The following URL should trigger IdP authentication which it is not currently doing:

The following URL should trigger SP authentication for partners:

  • https://$customername-primavera-common.oracleindustry.com/partner/xmlpserver
  • Note that this is triggering SP authentication, but need to ensure full redirection succeeds.

 
EXPECTED BEHAVIOR
When configured for SAML authentication, BI Publisher should be configured for mixed mode authentication:

The following URL should trigger Aetna IdP authentication:


STEPS
The issue can be reproduced at will with the following steps:

  1. Connect to https://$customername-primavera-common.oracleindustry.com/xmlpserver

    Note that it is triggering SP authentication instead of IdP authentication

Cause

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