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Setting Up the Subscription Settings Service Application in SharePoint 2013

Setting Up the Subscription Settings Service Application in SharePoint 2013

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Here’s a little tip that’s not particularly brilliant, but just useful, as you start working with the new application model in SharePoint 2013.  You always need a subscription settings service application, but it’s one of those things that you cannot create in the UI.  So just keep a bookmark to this post and come back as needed for a little copy and paste.  This brief PowerShell snippet will create service application and proxy in one fell swoop:

New-SPSubscriptionSettingsServiceApplication -ApplicationPool "SharePoint Web Services Default" -Name "Subscription Settings Service Application" -DatabaseName "SubscriptionSettingsDB" | New-SPSubscriptionSettingsServiceApplicationProxy

Once you’ve created the Subscription Settings service application, you can go configure your application domain in Central Admin.

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  • So you need one of these even if you are not doing multitenancy?

  • I am running into same question. In 2010 this server is only started for Multi-tenant environments (per technet.microsoft.com/.../ff627854(v=office.14).aspx ). If I am reading this correct, this is no longer the case and must be started for user with Apps form the app store? Is this correct?

  • Eric, you are absolutely right

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  • Hi, am new to sharepoint.can anybody tell the role that Subscription Settings Service Application plays in creating apps.

  • Hi Luca - you asked "So you need one of these even if you are not doing multitenancy?" the answer is yes.

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