8916: Acronis Recovery for Microsoft Exchange: "Attempt to use the null reference" in the Acronis Management Console Log

Last update: 07-05-2010

This message in the log means that there is nothing to clean up in the backup location

This article applies to:

  • Acronis Recovery for Microsoft Exchange


  1. In Acronis Recovery for Microsoft Exchange, you create a clean-up task;
  2. The clean-up task runs successfully;
  3. In the Acronis Management Console log there is the following error entry:

    Attempt to use null reference


The backup location to which the clean-up task was set is empty. There are no backups to clean up.


Set the clean-up task to a backup location that has backups.

More information

Acronis Development Team is working to implement a fix. It will be avilable in one of the future versions of Acronis Recovery for Microsoft Exchange.