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Error Decrypting The Webservice Account In Password Reset Module (Doc ID 1636220.1)

Last updated on APRIL 15, 2018

Applies to:

Oracle Enterprise Single Sign-On Suite Plus - Version 11.1.2.0.0 and later
Information in this document applies to any platform.
***Checked for relevance on 15-APR-2018***

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
4.6.1.3
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.
Details:
Filename: \\?\C:\Program Files (x86)\Passlogix\v-GO\SSPR\WebServices\web.config
Line number: 42
Error: Configuration section encryption is not supported

 

Cause

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