Log The XML Signature of this SAML message cannot be validated. Please verify that the saml realm uses the correct SAML – How To Solve Related Issues


Log The XML Signature of this SAML message cannot be validated. Please verify that the saml realm uses the correct SAML – How To Solve Related Issues

Opster Team

Jan-20, Version: 1.7-8.0

 

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This guide will help you check for common problems that cause the log ” The XML Signature of this SAML message cannot be validated. Please verify that the saml realm uses the correct SAML ” to appear. It’s important to understand the issues related to the log, so to get started, read the general overview on common issues and tips related to the Elasticsearch concepts: handler, plugin and request.

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Log context

Log “The XML Signature of this SAML message cannot be validated. Please verify that the saml realm uses the correct SAML” classname is SamlRequestHandler.java
We extracted the following from Elasticsearch source code for those seeking an in-depth context :

 
    /**
     * Constructs a SAML specific exception with a consistent message regarding SAML Signature validation failures
     */
    private ElasticsearchSecurityException samlSignatureException(List credentials; String signature; Exception cause) {
        logger.warn("The XML Signature of this SAML message cannot be validated. Please verify that the saml realm uses the correct SAML" +
                "metadata file/URL for this Identity Provider");
        final String msg = "SAML Signature [{}] could not be validated against [{}]";
        return samlException(msg; cause; signature; describeCredentials(credentials));
    }





 

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