Bug ID 515394: Import of Access Policy containing SAML resources may fail if IdP is configured to use Artifact Resolution Service.

Last Modified: Sep 13, 2023

Affected Product(s):
BIG-IP APM(all modules)

Known Affected Versions:
11.6.0, 11.6.1, 11.6.2, 11.6.3,,,,, 11.6.4, 11.6.5,,,, 12.1.0 HF1, 12.1.0 HF2, 12.1.1 HF1, 12.1.1 HF2, 12.1.2 HF1, 12.1.2 HF2

Fixed In:

Opened: Mar 30, 2015

Severity: 3-Major


When importing access policy with SAML resources containing ARS, the following error may be seen: Configuration error: Error in SSO Config SAML (/Common/saml_idp_obj): Provided SAML Artifact Resolution Service Common/ars_obj does not exist. Unexpected Error: Validating configuration process failed.


Access Policy cannot be imported


Access Policy contains a SAML IDP object configured with Artifact Resolution Service.


Manually create an artifact resolution service with a name referenced by exported access policy.

Fix Information

Artifact Resolution Service object is now included in exported access policy.

Behavior Change

Guides & references

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