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SAML authentication is rejected due to metadata mismatch

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Applies to

  • System Manager 9.7
  • Microsoft ADFS


  • Unable to authenticate via SAML to System Manager because the IdP metadata does not contain an email address
  • The /mroot/etc/shibboleth/shibd.log contains the following errors:

[kern_shibd:info:9583] ERROR OpenSAML.MetadataProvider.XML : metadata instance failed manual validation checking: EmailAddress must have TextContent

[kern_shibd:info:9583] WARN Shibboleth.SessionInitiator.SAML2 [1] [default]: unable to locate metadata for provider (

Unknown or Unusable Identity Provider The identity provider supplying your login credentials is not authorized for use with this service or does not support the necessary capabilities


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