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Error: Designer x64: InboundNamedPipe::ReadFile: Not enough bytes read. The pipe has been

Error: Designer x64: InboundNamedPipe::ReadFile:  Not enough bytes read. The pipe has been ended.


this above error is shown in scheduled workflow


details of  workflow

input from Sql server

output into .yxdb and sql server table

amount of data: more than 3GB


the error occurs at the output stage

log shows that, .yxdb output has been written and have no information about  data written on output sql server table


how to solve this error


my workflow runs for 2hr. and during error also it runs 2hr.

and the email event [after run with error] also not triggered. we are not able to receive error email for this workflow


please help to solve this error 

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Hi @kuhan_kailasanathan,


I sometimes get the same error. I usually run my workflow different times, usually closing some program (outlook, Skype, etc.)

That works for me, but if you find a better solution please do let me know!

hi @mborriero


thanks for reply


i am running the workflow in schedule. And it is running alone. i don't think there is any simultaneous running of workflow. 


please help me to understand what this error actually tells?

Hi @mborriero 

please can you explain what this error [InboundNamedPipe::ReadFile:  Not enough bytes read. The pipe has been ended] actually mentioning.