Sqoop incremental import

I am getting below error when i execute the sqooop command. Someone please help.

sqoop import -Dhadoop.security.credential.provider.path=jceks://hdfs/keystore/teradatad.password.jceks
–connect “jdbc:teradata://10.72.23.136/DATABASE=DDSVD” --username DDSVAWSSQHUMDLREADD --password-alias teradatad.password.alias
–table customer_dl --target-dir /user/venkikx/customer --as-textfile -m 1 --split-by customere_id
–incremental lastmodified --check-column modified_date --merge-key customer_id

17/04/14 12:05:09 INFO teradata.TeradataManagerFactory: Loaded connector factory for ‘Cloudera Connector Powered by Teradata’ on version 1.6c5
17/04/14 12:05:09 INFO manager.SqlManager: Using default fetchSize of 1000
17/04/14 12:05:09 INFO options.ExtraOptions: Parsing extra arguments
17/04/14 12:05:09 INFO options.OptionsCompatibility: Checking options compatibility
17/04/14 12:05:09 INFO teradata.SchemaInjector: Using connection string: jdbc:teradata://10.72.23.136/DATABASE=DDSVD
17/04/14 12:05:09 INFO tool.CodeGenTool: Beginning code generation
17/04/14 12:05:09 INFO teradata.TeradataManager: Converting table import to query: SELECT * FROM "customer_dl"
17/04/14 12:05:10 INFO orm.CompilationManager: HADOOP_MAPRED_HOME is /opt/cloudera/parcels/CDH/lib/hadoop-mapreduce
Note: /tmp/sqoop-venkikx/compile/ce3dc01332a577c0c20579c1faa303a8/customer_dl.java uses or overrides a deprecated API.
Note: Recompile with -Xlint:deprecation for details.
17/04/14 12:05:12 INFO orm.CompilationManager: Writing jar file: /tmp/sqoop-venkikx/compile/ce3dc01332a577c0c20579c1faa303a8/customer_dl.jar
17/04/14 12:05:12 INFO teradata.TeradataManager: Converting table import to query: SELECT * FROM "customer_dl"
17/04/14 12:05:12 ERROR sqoop.Sqoop: Got exception running Sqoop: java.lang.NullPointerException
java.lang.NullPointerException
at org.apache.sqoop.tool.ImportTool.initIncrementalConstraints(ImportTool.java:326)
at org.apache.sqoop.tool.ImportTool.importTable(ImportTool.java:498)
at org.apache.sqoop.tool.ImportTool.run(ImportTool.java:615)
at org.apache.sqoop.Sqoop.run(Sqoop.java:143)
at org.apache.hadoop.util.ToolRunner.run(ToolRunner.java:70)
at org.apache.sqoop.Sqoop.runSqoop(Sqoop.java:179)
at org.apache.sqoop.Sqoop.runTool(Sqoop.java:218)
at org.apache.sqoop.Sqoop.runTool(Sqoop.java:227)
at org.apache.sqoop.Sqoop.main(Sqoop.java:236)

Am i missing something?

Regards,
Kesav

what is “password-alias” in your comment…

please replace with “–password” or “-P” and try…
and provide --last-value

https://sqoop.apache.org/docs/1.4.6/SqoopUserGuide.html#_syntax

i guess when we use check-column, --last-value (value) should also be there to complete the query…