Windows 2008 R2: Error 255 - Unable to attach to \device\namepipe RRS feed

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  • I know Windows 2008 R2 is out of support, but we got a few left and I'm trying to use Sysmon to capture DNS queries.

    I install sysmon and see error 255: 

    ID: Create_PIPE

    Description: Unable to attach to \device\namepipe

    It does install and captures some changes (13, 12, 11, 8, 6, 4, 3, 1)

    I'm using the config file from

    If i install on Windows 2012 R2, it does work and capture DNS entries.

    Thursday, June 25, 2020 10:23 PM

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