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    Error "System.Security.Cryptography.CryptographicException: The profile for the user is a temporary profile"

    Summary
    When activating the Nintex Workflow features from: Central Administration > Nintex Workflow Management > Web Application Activation the following error might occur: Failure occurred while activating feature: System.Security.Cryptography.CryptographicException: The profile for the user is a temporary profile.

    Solution

    We would recommend reviewing the following articles:

    If these do not fix the issue we recommend checking for any customizations regarding security on the servers or in IIS.

    • Check if any changes have been made to the out of the box security or permissions for the built-in group WSS_WPG.
    • Check if any changes have been made to the security policy regarding interactive logon privileges for the application pool accounts.