SharePoint Server 2016: Secure Store Service

In recent series of blog posts, I shared detail on Installation and configuration of SharePoint 2016 and also for WFEs. In this blog I am sharing the details on how to provision Secure Store Service Application in SharePoint, follow below steps the provision the service.

  • Create service application through SharePoint 2016 Central Administration. Go to Application Management >> Manage Service Applications >> New >> click Secure Store Service Application.

SharePoint 2016 Secure Store Service

  • Enter Secure Store Service Application as Service Application Name, SQL alias for Database Server, SP_SecureStoreService as Database Name and Windows authentication as Database authentication.
  • Enter Application pool details, select Use existing application pool dropdown and select SharePoint Web Services Default.
  • In Enable Audit section, leave it default.
  • Click OK to create Secure Store Service Application.

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Adnan Amin
Adnan is two time SharePoint MVP (Most Valuable Professional) with over 12 years of extensive experience with major expertise on SharePoint Server, Office 365, .Net Platform and Microsoft BI. He is currently working SharePoint Architect at FMT Consultants. He is MCT Regional Lead for Pakistan Chapter since 2012. He is working on SharePoint for past nine years and worked on different intranet/intranet solutions for private & govt. sector majorly in Gulf region, which include OOB and customized solutions. He is a trainer, technology evangelist and also speaks in community forums.

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