New offline installation, no changes were made to the server configuration, error when starting User Profile Synchronization Service, log Windows:

6398: Category timer ***The Execute method of job definition Microsoft.Office.Server.UserProfiles.LMTRepopulationJob (ID bb175d94-b925-4567-b3d6-bbfccbd3fc46) threw an exception. More information is included below.

Unexpected exception in FeedCacheService.IsRepopulationNeeded: Connection to the server terminated,check if the cache host(s) is running .

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Check the level of rights of your system account which is set for the service to the SharePoint_Config database, if equals 'public' It will not be enough.


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