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WiscVPN (Win) - Interprocess Communication Depot Error

This document describes what to do when an Interprocess Communication Depot error appears during installation of the WiscVPN AnyConnect client on Windows Vista or Windows 7.

When installing the WiscVPN client through automated install or manual install, you may receive the following error:

The vpn client agent was unable to create the interprocess communication depot.

This error is caused by Internet Connection Sharing (ICS) being enabled. You can disable ICS in two ways:

Per Adapter:

  1. Click the Start button.
  2. Click on Control Panel.
  3. Click on View Network Status and Tasks
  4. Click on Change adapter settings
  5. Right-click the shared connection and choose Properties
  6. Click the Sharing tab
  7. Clear the Allow other network users to connect through this computer's Internet connection checkbox
  8. Click OK

System Wide:

  1. Click the Start button (Windows' orb)
  2. Type: services.msc and press ENTER
  3. Double-Click on Internet Connection Sharing (ICS)
  4. Change Startup Type to Disabled
  5. Reboot the computer
You can now try reinstalling the WiscVPN client again using the instructions at: WiscVPN (Windows) - Downloading and Installing the WiscVPN AnyConnect Client




Keywords: anyconnect cisco any connect cannot connection vpn windows installation vista win7 sharing   Doc ID: 12713
Owner: Brian H.Group: DoIT Help Desk
Created: 2009-11-22 19:00 CDTUpdated: 2013-02-26 10:29 CDT
Sites: Advanced Desktop Support, Computer-Aided Engineering, DoIT Help Desk