Error Decrypting The Webservice Account In Password Reset Module

(Doc ID 1636220.1)

Last updated on OCTOBER 16, 2016

Applies to:

Oracle Enterprise Single Sign-On Suite Plus - Version and later
Information in this document applies to any platform.


Followed the instructions given in the document to encrypt the service account (SSPRWEB)
4.6.1 Configuring the Password Reset Authentication and Password Reset Services
Step 2 to encrypt the credentials,
aspnet_regiis.exe -pe "system.web/identity" -app "/vgoselfservicereset/webservices"
aspnet_regiis.exe -pa "NetFrameworkConfigurationKey" "IIS APPPOOL\SSPR AppPool"
After encrypting the credentials in the web.config, when selecting the authentication mechanisms for the /vgoselfservicereset/webservices container in IIS7 Inetmgr, the following error pop-up is seen:

Title: Authentication
There was an error while performing this operation.
Filename: \\?\C:\Program Files (x86)\Passlogix\v-GO\SSPR\WebServices\web.config
Line number: 42
Error: Configuration section encryption is not supported



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