Siebel Inbound web services generates "Error in authenticating the user" when username and passwords credentials are in the URL
Last updated on JUNE 29, 2017
Applies to:Siebel Public Sector Service - Version 126.96.36.199 SIA  and later
Siebel CRM - Version 188.8.131.52 SIA  and later
Information in this document applies to any platform.
When submitting an inbound web services into Siebel application EAI OM where username & password credentials were provided in the url, the request generated the following error:
Error in authenticating the user.
Additional errors that may be captured in the Siebel Web Server Extension log files are:
[SWSE] Returning HTTP Status 500
[SWSE] Login failed
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