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APEX Authentication Fails With Error: "exp" is in the past: <numbers>, now is <numbers>, leeway is 60 sec (Doc ID 2958884.1)

Last updated on AUGUST 24, 2023

Applies to:

Oracle Application Express (APEX) - Version All and later
APEX Application Development - Version NA and later
Oracle Cloud Infrastructure - Database Service - Version N/A and later
Information in this document applies to any platform.


When attempting to authenticate to APEX using an Identity Provider (IdP), the following error occurs:

Error: Error processing request.
Contact your application administrator. Details about this incident are available via debug id <debug_id>

Then when inspecting the detailed debug log, a message similar to the following can be found:
"exp" is in the past: 1687537035, now is 1687597961, leeway is 60 sec

(sometimes, the error says: "exp" is in the future)

Also, this issue has been reported to show with parameters other than "exp", for example:
"iat" is in the future: 1690811245, now is 1690811175, leeway is 60 sec




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