Event ID: 6398 data is null RRS feed

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  • Keep getting this error in the event viewer - how can I get rid of it once and for all?

    Log Name:   Application
    Source:    Microsoft-SharePoint Products-SharePoint Foundation
    Date:     03-08-2011 04:30:00
    Event ID:   6398
    Task Category: Timer
    Level:     Critical
    User:     FarmAccount
    The Execute method of job definition Microsoft.SharePoint.Administration.SPSqmTimerJobDefinition (ID f2383749dae2-) threw an exception. More information is included below.
    Data is Null. This method or property cannot be called on Null values.
    Event Xml:
    <Event xmlns="">
      <Provider Name="Microsoft-SharePoint Products-SharePoint Foundation" Guid="{52E7-47DD-997A-241563931FC2}" />
      <TimeCreated SystemTime="2011-08-03T02:30:00.598164300Z" />
      <Correlation ActivityID="{123456789-CDAF-4814-B11C-DCBD44C5E7CF}" />
      <Execution ProcessID="6560" ThreadID="2736" />
      <Security UserID="123456789-123456789" />
      <Data Name="string0">Microsoft.SharePoint.Administration.SPSqmTimerJobDefinition</Data>
      <Data Name="string1">12345678-4bce-baf5-f2383749dae2</Data>
      <Data Name="string2">Data is Null. This method or property cannot be called on Null values.</Data>

    Wednesday, August 3, 2011 6:43 AM


  • Go to Central Admin - monitoring - review job definitions - job history (left) and change the view (right) to Failed jobs. Click on Failed link and you should get similar error messages logged. Review the job (check configuration) to fix and if not needed disable it.
    • Marked as answer by JmATK Wednesday, August 3, 2011 7:50 AM
    Wednesday, August 3, 2011 7:13 AM

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