Node secret mismatch when testing authentication of RSA Authentication Agent for Web: IIS with RSA Authentication Manager
RSA Product Set: SecurID RSA Product/Service Type: Authentication Agent for Web: IIS RSA Version/Condition: 7.x, 8.x O/S Version: Windows Server 2008, R2, 2012, 2012 R2
After using the RSA Authentication Agent for Web: IIS agent control panel as the admin user to generate the node secret the following error occurs when testing authentication from the browser:
Node secret mismatch
The IIS service does not have permissions to access the RSA Authentication Agent for Web: IIS directory under C:\Program Files\RSA Security\RSAWebAgent, which has the node secret file.
The node secret file is named securid and the RSA Authentication Agent for Web: IIS installation directory has the user IIS_USRS, with at least read and execute permissions. Be sure to validate that the permission were inherited from there.
Right click onthefolder/file and select Properties then click on the Security tab.
Click Edit > Add.
WebID has SecurID as the App Pool
The SecurID App pool is running with the identity of LocalSystem Image description