Last Modified: Sep 13, 2023
Known Affected Versions:
12.0.0, 12.0.0 HF1, 12.1.0 HF1, 12.0.0 HF2, 12.1.0 HF2, 12.0.0 HF3, 12.0.0 HF4, 12.1.1 HF1, 12.1.1 HF2, 12.1.2 HF1, 12.1.2 HF2
Opened: Sep 16, 2015 Severity: 3-Major
SAML IdP meta-data exported from APM is rejected by VMware VCS due to extra limiting checks at VCS side.
Administrator is unable to configure APM for smart card authentication using the default-exported SAML IdP data.
APM configured as SAML IdP, VMware View Connection Server configured as SAML SP associated with APM's IdP.
SAML IdP meta-data can be edited manually before being imported to VMware VCS: 1. Find the <KeyDescriptor> element and copy-n-paste its contents. 2. Add use="encryption" attribute to the first <KeyDescriptor> element. 2. Add use="signing" attribute to the second <KeyDescriptor> element.
A new "Export as VMWare View Format" checkbox has been added to the meta-data exporting dialog.