Sharepoint Archiving fails when a Document Library metadata field does not have a Display Name value

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When a metadata content validation rule is defined within the Sharepoint Archiving policy, an error occurs during archiving if any of the Display Name fields defined on a document library are blank

Error Message

Dtrace Error:

[3732] (EvSharePointArchiveTask) <4012> EV-H {SHAREPOINTITEMPROCESSOR.EN_US} Exception: Unable to load list metadata: Object reference not set to an instance of an object.


If the SharePoint archiving policy contains a metadata rule, the archiving agent will fetch and cache each SharePoint document library field collection so that
it can check whether the library contains the specified field(s).  If any of these fields are blank, the error will occur


This issue is resolved in the following release:

Enterprise Vault 10.0.2 cumulative Hotfix 2 Release

Enterprise Vault 10.0.3 - Release Details



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