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

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 ” The XML Signature of this SAML message cannot be validated. Please verify that the saml realm uses the correct SAML ” to appear. To understand the issues related to this log, read the explanation below about the following Elasticsearch concepts: handler, plugin and request.

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 “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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