Azure AD : NameIDFormat tag missing in the downloaded metadata file

Ramalingam Velappan 1 Reputation point

We have setup Azure AD as IDP for non-gallery application for SAML2.0, when downloading metadata.xml file for integrating with Service provider, mandatory tag called <NameIDFormat> is missing in the downloaded file.

Could please help on this issue?

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  1. AmanpreetSingh-MSFT 56,471 Reputation points

    @Ramalingam Velappan , If you want to view or change the Name ID format which will be used in token, you can navigate to Azure Portal > Azure Active Directory > Enterprise applications > All applications > Select your NonGalleryApp > Single sign-on > SAML-based Sign-on > Edit User Attributes & Claims section > Click on Unique User Identifier (Name ID).


    However, if you really need NameIDFormat tag in the metadata, please post a feedback at This feedback portal is monitored by product team for product enhancements.

    Please "Accept as answer" wherever the information provided helps you to help others in the community.

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