Sharepoint 2010 Event Error 7535

Windows 2012 Server R2 64 bit
SharePoint 2010 SP2

Got this error
Log Name:      Application
Source:        Microsoft-SharePoint Products-Secure Store Service
Date:          5/20/2015 6:10:05 PM
Event ID:      7535
Task Category: Secure Store
Level:         Error
The Microsoft Secure Store Service application Secure Store Service failed to retrieve the master secret key.  The error returned was: 'Unable to obtain master key.'. For more information, see the Microsoft SharePoint Products and Technologies Software Development Kit (SDK).  


Log Name:      Application
Source:        Microsoft-SharePoint Products-PerformancePoint Service
Date:          5/20/2015 6:10:05 PM
Event ID:      44
Task Category: PerformancePoint Services
Level:         Warning
Failed to update the Secure Store target application credentials.  This may cause failures for data sources using the unattended service account.
Failure = Unable to obtain master key.

My research found this

Central Administration
Application Management
Manage Service Applications
Secure Store Service
Generate New Key

When I try to generate the new key I get this error

Log Name:      Application
Source:        Microsoft-SharePoint Products-Secure Store Service
Date:          5/20/2015 6:52:12 PM
Event ID:      7557
Task Category: Secure Store
Level:         Error
The Secure Store Service application Secure Store Service is not accessible. The full exception text is: User does not have permission to perform the operation.

I am logged on to the windows 2012 server using the domain administrator account could this be a local account issue?

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Thomas GrassiSystems AdministratorAsked:
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Rainer JeschorCommented:
Hi Thomas,
what permissions do you have in the SharePoint farm? Farm admin?
You have to be in the farm administrator group in SharePoint.
If you are not farm admin, you might want to use that account that installed SharePoint.

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Mohit NairSenior AssociateCommented:
I agree with Rainer. Please try configuring Secure Store and performance point service application through farm admin account. Make sure the account has dbcreator, securityadmin and public privileges in SQL server.
Thomas GrassiSystems AdministratorAuthor Commented:

The administrator account is in the farm admin group.

It worked after I added sp.superuser full control of site to the sites policy also added sp.superreader full read


SQL dbs are ok  thanks for the insight.

After I ran Generate Key again I get this message on the display

"There are no Secure Store Target Applications in this Secure Store Service Application. You can create a new Target Application from the Manage Target Applications group in the Edit ribbon group."

Did the Key get generated?

I did not get any event messages this time.

Do I need a target application?   Never set one up



Thomas GrassiSystems AdministratorAuthor Commented:
Thanks Guys
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