Failed to connect to an IPC Port: Access is denied. How to resolve? RRS feed

  • Question

  • When attempting to upgrade a sharepoint 2007 solution I am getting the following error:

       Timer job successfully created.
        E:\wsps>stsadm -o execadmsvcjobs
        Executing .Executing solution-deployment-xxxxxxcore.wsp-0.The solution-deployment-mysolution.wsp-0 job completed successfully, but could not be properly cleaned up. 
        This job may execute again on this server.Executing SharePoint Worker Process Group
        Update<guid>.The SharePoint Worker Process Group Update <guid> job failed with the
        following error. This job will be skipped. Failed to connect to an IPC Port: Access is

    So far the following actions have been taken:

    Removing backup jobs.

    Retyping the password for and restarting the timer service, admin service, and search service.

    Restart the CA server and all WFEs.

    Currently the following issues have been found:

    Search crawls do not start when scheduled (Crawl remains idle however manual run works).

    Application Server Administrative Service Timer Job reports its status as failed on all WFEs and the CA server.

    Sharepoint worker process group update reports status of retry for all WFEs and the CA server.

    Any and all help is certainly appreciated.

    • Edited by mrmchase08 Wednesday, May 1, 2013 7:15 PM formatting
    Wednesday, May 1, 2013 7:14 PM