Bug ID 482177: Accessing Sharepoint web application portal interferes with IdP initiated SAML SSO

Last Modified: Oct 06, 2020

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Affected Product:  See more info
BIG-IP APM(all modules)

Known Affected Versions:
11.3.0, 11.4.0, 11.5.0, 11.5.1, 11.5.1 HF1, 11.5.1 HF10, 11.5.1 HF11, 11.5.1 HF2, 11.5.1 HF3, 11.5.1 HF4, 11.5.1 HF5, 11.5.1 HF6, 11.5.1 HF7, 11.5.1 HF8, 11.5.1 HF9, 11.5.10, 11.5.2, 11.5.2 HF1, 11.5.3, 11.5.3 HF1, 11.5.3 HF2, 11.6.0, 11.6.0 HF1, 11.6.0 HF2, 11.6.0 HF3, 11.6.0 HF4, 11.6.0 HF5, 11.6.0 HF6, 11.6.0 HF7, 11.6.0 HF8

Fixed In:
12.0.0, 11.6.1, 11.5.4

Opened: Oct 01, 2014
Severity: 3-Major
Related AskF5 Article:


Accessing SharePoint web application portal with SSO configured for path /* (as part of portal access resource item) first will break IdP intiated Security Assertion Markup Language (SAML) single sign-on (SSO).


End user will see 404 NotFound page.


Having SharePoint Portal Access resource as well as SAML resource on full webtop. Access SharePoint application by clicking first on SharePoint icon on full webtop and then SAML resource causes SAML SSO to break.


Disable SSO to Portal Access application SharePoint.

Fix Information

Accessing a SAML resource on the webtop after a SharePoint resource no longer causes SSO to break.

Behavior Change