SQL DataStore Error Retrieving Contact Info

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SecureAuth IdP Version affected: All
Description:
When trying to log into a realm that uses a SQL Datastore, the users see "Error Retrieving Contact info"

The warning log shows "SqlProfileProvider.GetPropertyValues: for user: username Exception: A connection was successfully established with the server, but then an error occurred during the login process. (provider: SSL Provider, error: 0 - The client and server cannot communicate, because they do not posses a common algorithm.)"


Cause:

The SQL Server is old and does not support modern TLS protocols

Resolution:

The correct way to resolve this issue is to upgrade your SQL Server to a version that supports TLS 1.2

This Microsoft article covers the topic https://support.microsoft.com/en-gb/help/3135244/tls-1-2-support-for-microsoft-sql-server

If you need a short term fix, it is possible but not recommended to re-enable older versions of TLS on the IdP. Enabling TLS 1.0 would allow this to work.

 

 

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