7020153: Amazon Web Services metadata shipping with NAM 4.2 and 4.3 expires March 2017

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Environment

NetIQ Access Manager 4.3

NetIQ Access Manager 4.2

Situation

WHen setting up a SAML federation to AWS (Amazon Web Services), the wizard automatically imports the AWS metadata used to build trust relationship. Since NAM 4.2 and 4.3 shipped, AWS has changed it’s metadata to a newer build (https://signin.aws.amazon.com/static/saml-metadata.xml) so that the default metadata bundled in NAM has expired (March 2017). How does one get the update into the product.

Resolution

Apply NAM 4.2.4 or NAM 4.3.2 to get the update.

For those on older builds, simply re-import the AWS metadata using the link above.

Disclaimer

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