MSIPCCache Folder?

Steele Burgess 6 Reputation points
2022-08-15T19:28:16.347+00:00

Have no idea what this folder is on my C: root. It's empty. Google search comes up blank which is strange. Thanks

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  1. Heather Furr 6 Reputation points
    2022-08-17T12:37:19.447+00:00

    This same folder (also empty) was created yesterday at 5:20pm EST under C:. I was alerted by our file system monitor. I can confidently say this did not appear from anyone doing a deployment, update, etc. on my team. I'm seeing others on the internet report this folder also within the last 5 days. My server is a Windows Server 2016 running Exchange Server 2016. I have other Window Server 2016s but none of them have had the folder appear yet. I have only one instance of Exchange Server 2016 running.

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  2. Steele Burgess 6 Reputation points
    2022-08-15T19:43:43.49+00:00

    None. It's empty.

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  3. Dillon Silzer 54,831 Reputation points
    2022-08-15T19:46:48.703+00:00

    From the looks of it and lack of anything in any search engine, it most likely has to do with a temp folder created from a deployment in your environment.

    Check with your team if anyone used it as a temporary storage when installing or pushing a change.

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  4. Steele Burgess 6 Reputation points
    2022-08-15T19:48:42.427+00:00

    Will do. Thanks

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  5. Steele Burgess 6 Reputation points
    2022-08-18T18:37:59.34+00:00

    So Heather and I are the only people in the world that have noticed this mysterious folder appearing? It's weird that nobody seems to know anything about it.