Critical : Error while invoking backup

Critical : Error while invoking backup

Message

Dear Admin,

Unable to take the backup of ServiceDesk Plus, So please contact your database Administrator [OR]
product support for further assistance to fix the below error and forward this E-Mail, support file(s) and SDPbackup.log file from bin folder to servicedeskplus-support@manageengine.com

Error Message

java.lang.NullPointerException at java.util.Hashtable.put(Hashtable.java:460) at java.util.Properties.setProperty(Properties.java:166) at com.manageengine.servicedesk.tools.BackUp.scheduledBackup(BackUp.java:691) at com.adventnet.servicedesk.setup.task.ScheduledBackupTask.executeTask(ScheduledBackupTask.java:85) at com.adventnet.taskengine.internal.SchedulerBean.executeTask(SchedulerBean.java:634) at sun.reflect.GeneratedMethodAccessor82.invoke(Unknown Source) at sun.reflect.DelegatingMethodAccessorImpl.invoke(DelegatingMethodAccessorImpl.java:43) at java.lang.reflect.Method.invoke(Method.java:498) at com.adventnet.mfw.bean.BeanProxy.invoke(BeanProxy.java:115) at com.sun.proxy.$Proxy5.executeTask(Unknown Source) at com.adventnet.taskengine.internal.ScheduleExecutor.executeNextTask(ScheduleExecutor.java:191) at com.adventnet.taskengine.internal.ScheduleExecutor.run(ScheduleExecutor.java:86) at java.util.concurrent.Executors$RunnableAdapter.call(Executors.java:511) at java.util.concurrent.FutureTask.run(FutureTask.java:266) at java.util.concurrent.ScheduledThreadPoolExecutor$ScheduledFutureTask.access$201(ScheduledThreadPoolExecutor.java:180) at java.util.concurrent.ScheduledThreadPoolExecutor$ScheduledFutureTask.run(ScheduledThreadPoolExecutor.java:293) at java.util.concurrent.ThreadPoolExecutor.runWorker(ThreadPoolExecutor.java:1149) at java.util.concurrent.ThreadPoolExecutor$Worker.run(ThreadPoolExecutor.java:624) at java.lang.Thread.run(Thread.java:748)

Trouble shooting tips


Please contact your DBA to update the following sql query

update Task_Input SET ADMIN_STATUS = 4 where SCHEDULE_ID = (select SCHEDULE_ID from schedule where SCHEDULE_NAME = 'BackupSchedule')

This sql query will stop your backup scheduling