Here we will discus about what is secure store service in SharePoint 2013? What are the services requires in secure store service in SharePoint 2013? And then we will discuss how to configure secure store service in SharePoint 2013/2016.
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What are services requires Secure Store Service?
Step 1: Log-on to Application server with FARM administrator account and open the Central Admin.
Step 2: Go to Manage Service Applications, Central Administrator -> Application Management -> “Manage Service Applications”
Step 3: Click on New and select “Secure Store Service” application
Step 4: Enter all the details to create Secure Store Service.
Step 5: Click on OK once you see the Success message for creating Secure Store service
Step 6: Once the service is created you should be able to see the service as below:
Step 7: When we click on the service I get the below error “Cannot complete this action as the Secure Store Shared Service is not responding…”
Step 8: Ensure that “SharePoint Web Service Root” is running as part of Application pool in IIS, if not please start the Application.
Step 9: As soon as you start the service, you should be able to that error message is disappeared. Now we should be able to “Generate the Key” for the Secure Store service.
Step 10: On the Generate New Key page, type a pass phrase in the Pass Phrase box, and type the same string in the Confirm Pass Phrase textbox. This pass phrase is used to encrypt the Secure Store database, then click OK.
Hope this article will help you to configure Secure Store Service in SharePoint 2013 !!!
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