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Error Configuring The WebServices Virtual Directory Authentication Parameters In IIS (Doc ID 1636220.1)

Last updated on JANUARY 30, 2022

Applies to:

Oracle Enterprise Single Sign-On Suite Plus - Version 11.1.2.3.0 and later
Information in this document applies to any platform.

Symptoms

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:
 

Internet Information Services 7.0:

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

 

 

Internet Information Services 8.0:

Title: Authentication

There was an error while performing this operation.

Details:

Filename: \\?\<DRIVE>\Program Files (x86)\Passlogix\v-GO\SSPR\WebServices\web.config

Line number: 33

Error: Configuration section not allowed to be set below application.

 

Cause

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