Event ID: 6398 SharePoint 2010

Posted: 12th August 2011 by Seth Killey in SharePoint

Yet another error that cropped up for me after SP1.

  • The Execute method of job definition Microsoft.SharePoint.Administration.SPSqmTimerJobDefinition (ID <guid>) threw an exception. More information is included below.

    Data is Null. This method or property cannot be called on Null values.

Refer to this article http://social.msdn.microsoft.com/Forums/en-US/sharepoint2010general/thread/3ffb28a6-430a-4f71-9bf4-6198a10eeb57/.  Like the person who posted, this error was triggered for the CEIP Data Collection process, which in common terms is the Customer Experience Improvement Program.  I disabled the job