The Net.Pipe Listener Adapter isn't available (SharePoint Server)
APPLIES TO: 2013 2016 2019 Subscription Edition SharePoint in Microsoft 365
Rule Name: The Net.Pipe Listener Adapter isn't available.
Summary: The Net.Pipe Listener Adapter is a Windows service that receives activation requests over the net.pipe protocol and passes them to the Windows Process Activation Service.
Cause: If the Net.Pipe Listener Adapter service is not installed or started then the SharePoint Health Analyzer rule triggers an alert.
Resolution: Start the Net.Pipe Listener Adapter service on the server
Verify that the user account that is performing this procedure is a member of the Farm Administrators group.
In Server Manager, click Tools, and then click Services.
In Services, double-click Net.Pipe Listener Adapter and make sure it is running.
If the Net.Pipe Listener Adapter service is not found in the Services list you need to install it. The executable you need to run is SMSvcHost.exe and can be found at C:\Windows\Microsoft.NET\Framework64\v4.0.30319\SMSvcHost.exe.