SharePoint 2010: A huge Admin Content DB

Filed Under (SharePoint 2010, SQL Server 2008) by Just An Admin on 01-11-2013

Three weeks back we noticed that the disks on our Microsoft SQL server were filling up rapidly. Further investigation showed that the SharePoint 2010 Admin Content database had exploded from a comfortable 3GB to a whopping 173GB. This could not be right!!!

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Event ID 6398 – User Profile Service Application – Operation is not valid due to the current state of the object

Filed Under (SharePoint 2010) by Just An Admin on 19-04-2012

We were solving a SharePoint 2010 Timer Job issue reported in our event logs when we encountered one other failed Timer job. For this we had to review all failed Timer jobs:

  • ¬†Open the Central Admin
  • Select Monitoring from the left menu
  • Select Review job definitions from the left menu
  • Select Job history from the left menu
  • Select Failed jobs from the View pull down on the right top side

Besides the failed Timer job we were looking for, we also encountered the following error:

User Profile Service Application – User Profile Incremental Synchronization

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Event ID 6398 – Data is Null. This method or property cannot be called on Null values.

Filed Under (SharePoint 2010) by Just An Admin on 19-04-2012

After installing a clean SharePoint 2010 server, we encountered a Timer Job error in our event logs:

Event ID: 6398

The Execute method of job definition Microsoft.SharePoint.Administration.SPSqmTimerJobDefinition (ID 7f72abfd-0175-4764-b4fd-04ec04b3853f) threw an exception. More information is included below.

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