After server reboot some services can not be started: A timeout was reached (30000 milliseconds)

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2017-01-24 23:08:23 UTC

Modified:

2017-08-08 13:46:07 UTC

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After server reboot some services can not be started: A timeout was reached (30000 milliseconds)

Issue Symptoms

  • After server reboot Plesk is not working:

    ERROR: Exception: Unable to get administrator password: 
    
    El sistema no puede encontrar el archivo especificado.
    (Error code 2) at Unable to connect to pipe \\.\pipe\P_a4ff0c3e-0a95-4093-9dd6-359842b8e9b9
  • In Event Viewer can be found information that some services were not started due to the error:
    A timeout was reached (30000 milliseconds) while waiting for the Service_Name to connect

Cause

For some services default timeout is not enough.

Resolution

Configure ServicesPipeTimeout:

  1. Go to Start > Run > type regedit.
  2. Navigate to: HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\SYSTEM\CurrentControlSet\Control.
  3. With the control folder selected, right click in the pane on the right and select new DWORD Value.
  4. Name the new DWORD: ServicesPipeTimeout.
  5. Right-click ServicesPipeTimeout, and then click Modify.
  6. Click Decimal, type 80000, and then click OK.
  7. Restart the server.
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