Login for Windows - Error parsing and validating configuration file

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Version Affected:  L4W 19.06 and higher

Description:  

When adding conf_version to the L4W config.json file and attempting to install L4W the following error is encountered:

MSI (s) (64!44) [12:23:55:944]: Product: SecureAuth Login for Windows -- Error parsing and validating configuration file - see log file for details

 

Cause:  

The config.json file is still in conf_version 1 format and so invalid for conf_version 2 or higher.

 

 

Resolution:  

Check that the host, id and secret are added to the apis array as shown below, then try installing again.

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  • I believe conf_version should not be in quotes (ie: "2 ") .
    The correct format should be without quotes per the L4W documentation:
    "conf_version": 2,

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  • Thanks Troy, I updated the screenshot

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