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Clarity SAML 2.0 configuration not able to support signed authentication request

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Article ID: 211473

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Products

Clarity PPM On Premise

Issue/Introduction

The exported SAML metadata has AuthnRequestsSigned=false which will not allow successful SAML 2.0 integration

STEPS TO REPRODUCE:

  1. Log into Clarity.
  2. In the main menu, click Administration.
  3. Click Authentication & Keys and select SAML CONFIGURATIONS.
  4. Click the Import Identity Provider Metadata button to import the SAML metadata.
    • Note: The imported Import Identity Provider Metadata has the authentication request signed 
  5. Now export the SAML Metadata from Clarity and observe the metadata file

Expected Results: The exported SAML metadata should have AuthnRequestsSigned=true

Actual Results: The exported SAML metadata has AuthnRequestsSigned=false which will not allow the successful SAML 2.0 integration

Cause

This is due to a defect (DE60227) and fixed in 15.9.2 

Environment

Release : 15.8.1, 15.9, 15.9.1

Component : CLARITY SECURITY INTEGRATION

Resolution

The defect is fixed in Clarity 15.9.2.

Use the non signed authentication request if Clarity is not yet upgraded to 15.9.2

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