“Executing the query “EXECUTE master.dbo.xp_delete_file 0,N”,N”,N’2007-11-14T13:06:42′ ” failed with the following error: “Error executing extended stored procedure: Invalid Parameter”. Possible failure reasons: Problems with the query, “ResultSet” property not set correctly, parameters not set correctly, or connection not established correctly. ”
You receive this error if you leave the Folder value blank in a Maintanence Cleanup Task that you created in Maintanence Plan in SQL Server 2005.
The occurrence of the error is as follows:
– Open SSMS
– Go to Management from Maintanence Plans.
– Right click the Mailtanence Plan Wizard.
– Start creating a Maintanence Cleanup Task and if you leave the Folder blank when you reach the Define Maintanence Cleanup Task window, you will get this error.
When creating the Maintanence Cleanup Task, enter a valid path value(where you keep your database backups) in the Define Maintanence Cleanup Task window.