File upload fails when PicketLink SSO is enabled in JBoss EAP 7

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  • File Upload Fails with IllegalStateException reported in the logs:

    java.lang.IllegalStateException: UT000017: Form value is a file, use getFileItem() instead
        at io.undertow.server.handlers.form.FormData$FormValueImpl.getValue( ~[undertow-core-2.0.20.Final-redhat-00001.jar!/:2.0.20.Final-redhat-00001]
        at org.picketlink.identity.federation.bindings.wildfly.sp.SPFormAuthenticationRequestWrapper.getParameter( ~[picketlink-wildfly8-2.5.5.SP12-redhat-00005.jar!/:2.5.5.SP12-redhat-00005]
  • File upload (multipart) fails with sizes around or over 20Kb


  • Red Hat JBoss Enterprise Application Platform (JBoss EAP)
    • 7.1.2 and later
  • Security Assertion Markup Language (SAML)
  • Picketlink as SAML Service Provider (SP)
  • File Upload

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