SAML Encryption Error "Error: at ComponentSpace.SAML2.Assertions.EncryptedAssertion"

    Applies to:
  • Legacy SecureAuth IdP
Deployment model:
  • On Premises
  • SecureAuth IdP Version Affected: All

    Description: You receive this error when encrypting the SAML Assertion

    Error: at ComponentSpace.SAML2.Assertions.EncryptedAssertion..ctor(XmlElement samlAssertion, X509Certificate2 x509Certificate, EncryptionMethod keyEncryptionMethod, EncryptionMethod dataEncryptionMethod) at MFC.SAML20.SAMLUtil.EncryptAssertion(XmlElement xmlSAMLAssertion, String SAMLEncryptionCert, String SAMLKeyEncryptionMethod, String SAMLEncryptionMethod) at MFC.WebApp.SecureAuth.SAML20IdPInit.CreateSAMLResponse(String sUser, String UserID) at MFC.WebApp.SecureAuth.SAML20IdPInit.Page_Load(Object sender, EventArgs e)

    Cause: The SAML Data Encryption Method and SAML Key Encryption Method is set to the wrong method. 


    Switch it to XmlEncAES256UrL and test again.


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