SAML message has encrypted attribute – How to solve related issues

Opster Team

Jan-20, Version: 1.7-8.0

Before you begin reading this guide, we recommend you run Elasticsearch Error Check-Up which can resolve issues that cause many errors.

This guide will help you check for common problems that cause the log ” SAML message has encrypted attribute ” to appear. To understand the issues related to this log, read the explanation below about the following Elasticsearch concepts: plugin.

Advanced users might want to skip right to the common problems section in each concept or try running the Check-Up to analyze Elasticsearch configuration and help resolve this error.

Log Context

Log “SAML message has encrypted attribute [” classname is SamlAuthenticator.java.
We extracted the following from Elasticsearch source code for those seeking an in-depth context :

         }
    }

    private Attribute decrypt(EncryptedAttribute encrypted) {
        if (decrypter == null) {
            logger.info("SAML message has encrypted attribute [" + text(encrypted; 32) + "]; but no encryption key has been configured");
            return null;
        }
        try {
            return decrypter.decrypt(encrypted);
        } catch (DecryptionException e) {




 

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