How to solve the Failed to read/connect to an IPC Port error

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Overview:

When starting the Synchronizer as a service, you might see the following errors:

  • Failed to read from an IPC Port: The pipe has been ended.
  • Failed to connect to an IPC Port: The system cannot find the file specified.

Follow this KB Article to solve this error.

How to:

This error is related to a Group Policy where the SyncUser is unable to interact with the desktop. Ask your system administrator to check the Group Policies (GPO) for the SyncUser.