Event ID 705 — Federation Service Malformed Requests

Updated: December 3, 2008

Applies To: Windows Server 2008 R2

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Federation Service Malformed Requests logs information about incorrectly configured or missing data values that reside in the trust policy, along with information about client cookie issues and sign-on issues.

Event Details

Product: Windows Operating System
ID: 705
Source: Microsoft-Windows-ADFS
Version: 6.1
Symbolic Name: TtpMismatchedTarget
Message: A client is attempting to continue a pending sign-in request, but the target of the continuing request differs from the target of the pending request. Each browser session may only maintain one pending request at a time.
Continuing request target: %1
Pending request target: %2

This situation may occur if two Microsoft Office applications attempt to perform AD FS authentication simultaneously because session cookies are shared across all Office applications.

User Action
There is typically no action to be taken at the server to correct this situation. A user will see a failure in one of the Office applications. Reopening the failing Office file after the second file finishes loading resolves this issue.

Resolve

Open the failing Office file again after the second file finishes loading

Typically, there is no action to be taken at the server to correct this situation. A user will see a failure in one of the Microsoft Office applications. To resolve this issue, open the failing Office file again after the second file finishes loading.

Verify

Verify that you can access the Active Directory Federation Services (AD FS)-enabled application from a client browser and that the resource can be accessed with the appropriate authorization.

Related Management Information

Federation Service Malformed Requests

Active Directory Federation Services

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