Configure SharePoint On-Premises Deployments for Apps in SharePoint 2019

This article describes how to configure the on-premise environment to support Apps in SharePoint 2019. Follow below steps to configure the environment:
1- Configure the domain names in DNS
2- Verify the newly created domain name
3- Configure the Subscription Settings and App Management service applications
4- Configure App URLs

Configure the domain names in DNS:

1) In DNS Manager, right-click Forward Lookup Zones, and then click New Zone….

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2) In the New Zone Wizard, click Next.

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3) In the Zone Type page, choose a Primary zone, select the checkbox “Store the zone in Active Directory (available only if DNS server is a writable domain controller)” and then click Next.

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4) In the Active Directory Zone Replication Scope page, select “To all DNS servers running on domain controllers in this domain”, and then click Next.

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5) In the Zone Name page, in the Zone name box type the name for your new app domain, and then click Next.

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6) On the Dynamic Update page, select “Allow only secure dynamic updates (recommended for Active Directory)”, and then click Next.

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7) On the Completing the New Zone Wizard page, verify the settings and then click Finish.

 

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Now, the new zone has available in the “Forward Lookup Zones” list. This is used as a domain name for your apps.

 

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Create a CNAME Alias record for the new domain name:

1) In DNS Manager, under forwarding Lookup Zones, right-click the new app domain name, and then click New Alias (CNAME)….

 

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2) In the New Resource Record dialog box, in the Alias name (uses parent domain if left blank) box, type *. Then the Fully qualified domain name (FQDN) box automatically displays *. followed by the domain name that you created previously for apps. Then the Fully qualified domain name (FQDN) for target host box, click on browse

 

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3) Double click on the server name.

 

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4) Double click on the Forward Lookup Zones.

 

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 5) Double click the domain that hosts the SharePoint sites.

 

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6) Then, select the server that hosts the SharePoint sites. Then, click ok.

 

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7) Then, click ok.

 

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Verify the newly created domain name:

To verify the newly created domain name, Open command prompt, type ping like below example. If ping return corrects IP address then your domain name was configured successfully.

 

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Configure the Subscription Settings and App Management service applications:

1) To create a App Management service application:

a) In Central Administration, under Application Management, click Manage service applications.

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b) Click New, and then click App Management Service.

 

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c) Type a name for the service application in the Service Application Name box. Under Application Pool, select Create new application pool, type application pool name.
Then, click Ok.
2) To create a SharePoint Foundation Subscription Settings Service
To create Subscription settings Service Application, run following PowerShell command.

 

Add-PSSnapin Microsoft.SharePoint.PowerShell
$account = Get-SPManagedAccount “SOFTREE\Administrator”
$appPool New-SPServiceApplicationPool -Name SubscriptionServiceAppPoolAccount $account
$serviceApp = New-SPSubscriptionSettingsServiceApplication -ApplicationPool $appPool –nameSubscription Settings Service” –DatabaseName “Subscription_Settings_DB”
$serviceAppProxy = New-SPSubscriptionSettingsServiceApplicationProxy -ServiceApplication
$serviceApp

 

Configure App URLs:

To configure App URLs, Open SharePoint 2019 central administration, click on Apps and then click on Configure App URLs.

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Then type App domain which we have created and an App prefix. Then, click Ok.

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After all, you can add an app from app catalog to the SharePoint site, it added successfully.

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