CCS Application Server fails to start with error / "Blob decryption failed"
Last Updated July 12, 2017
CCS Application Server service fails to start.
When looking in the Windows "Even Viewer" you see the message : "Service cannot be started. System.ApplicationException: Blob decryption failed: System_ArgumentNullException: Value cannot be null.
The secure Blob in Adam has become come corrupt and must be recreated.
To resolve this issue please follow the steps in the attached word document.
In the attached document you will find the steps to reset CCS services accounts for the Encryption management service as well as the Appserver service account. In doing so this will reset the secure blob in Adam which has become corrupt.