000029338 - FIM error "The provided SP entity ID is null"

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Article Number000029338
Applies ToRSA Product Set: FIM
RSA Product/Service Type: Federated Identity Management Module
RSA Version/Condition: 4.1
Platform: Linux
Platform (Other): null
O/S Version: Red Hat Linux 6.2
Product Name: null
Product Description: null
IssueFIM throws the error "The provided SP entity ID is null" when processing a WSFed authentication request.
2015-01-05 12:05:15,431, (SSOHelper.java:624), fim1, , , , Unable to process the AuthnRequest message, com.rsa.fim.profile.sso.SSOProfileException: The provided SP entity ID is null
ResolutionThis error message indicates the request is not a valid SAML 2.0 request.   Ensure that you are using the correct WSFed endpoint for your entity.  SAML 2.0 and WSFed use different endpoints.   The default endpoint for SAML 2.0 is /SSO/sso/, the default endpoint for WSFed is /federation/WSFEDfederation.   This error occurs if a WSFed request is incorrectly sent to a SAML 2.0 endpoint.