A third party timer job designed to accomplish a specific purpose, which represents a built-in SharePoint object structure that can perform various tasks within the SharePoint environment on a scheduled or on a one-time event basis.

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Timer job runs multiple times

I have a timer job that run multiple times, even though I have specified the SPJobLockType to SPJobLockType.Job. My constcrutors look like this public TimerJobTest() { } public TimerJobTest(string ...
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How to change the Custom Timer Job's title after initial deployment

I created a SharePoint Custom Timer Job in Visual Studio 2012 following the steps given in this article by Ravi Rachchh. It works fine. However, I wanted to change the Title of the Timer Job. So I ...
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How to set timer job interval?

How can we set timer job so that it will run on specific date of month? For example, i want schedule timer job to run on 2nd and 28th day of month. How can we do that?
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Creating a TimerJob that renames files

I have been tasked with figuring out how to rename files that are coming into SharePoint. We have an External list that does not have pictures stored as blobs or even images within the SQL Database ...
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Creating timer job with feature scope site collection. If we activate the feature for site collection

I am trying to create Timer Job with feature scope Site collection. If we activate the feature for particular site collection, the timer job should start at that site collection. Eg: I have created a ...
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Can possible Timer job in office365 Using NAPA tool?

I Heard about timer job in office-365 using Azure,But Can We Create timer job using NAPA tool... any buddy knows Please help Thank you
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Copy navigation from one site collection to another

I'm looking to write a small Timer Job that will look through the navigation in one site collection and copy that to another site collection. A little background info: There is list of site ...
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TimerJob object update method object already exists

Trying to execute the Update method on a SPJobDefinition object, I notice that it recall the "empty Constructor" and returns me the following error: An object of the type ...
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Error occurred in deployment step 'Add Solution': Specified argument was out of the range of valid values

I've been working o a Timerjob project. All of a sudden, when I try to deploy the solution from VS, I got this error: Error 1 Error occurred in deployment step 'Add Solution': Specified ...
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How to retrieve TimerJob Schedule Configuration via code c#

I need retrieve via code, what's the schedule configuration of a Timerjob. Exe: for a Timerjob scheduled weekly, to get the value "weekly".
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migrate timer job from sharepoint 2007 to 2010

is it possible to migrate a custom timer job from SharePoint 2007 to 2010? is so,please let me know what points should i keep in mind before & after proceeding.
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All timer jobs runs three times including my own custom timer job

All timer jobs on my server runs exactly three time. Not more not less. I noticed this when I created my own custom timer job. My custom job and all other sharepoint's jobs runs exactly three time. I ...
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SharePoint Timer Job is running but not executing

This feature is scoped at the site collection level. When the feature activated, the timer job is created in the web application with a generic name that includes the site collection URL that it's ...
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Datetime AfterProperties value changed on save

I have written an EventRechiver that results in some strange behavior. I reacths to an Item beeing added to a list. This is done by both users trough UI and by a timer job. The ER sets some custom ...
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Create two different timer jobs but SharePoint keeps assigning the same name

I have a SharePoint 2013 project with two very different custom timer jobs in it. In the feature I create the jobs with two different name, but when going to "Job Definitions" in Central Admin, I can ...
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Timer Job loses its custom scheduler

I have Timer Job being created in WebApplication level feature and when we deploy solution, this feature is getting reactivated (because it is of scope WebApp) and because it's reactivated, timer job ...
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Create custom timer job which should run only on Application Server running Timer Service

I would like to create a timer job which should run only on Application Server running Timer Service. I am little bit confused after reading couple of blog and came up with construtor based on my ...
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Office 365 use Visual Studio for Event Receiver or Timer Job

I'm using Office 365 small and want to know if I can use Visual Studio for Event Receiver or Timer Job?
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Need to add a timer job to an existing C# project

Hi I have created a Console project first and its working fine. Now I'm in a need to add a timer job to this project. Can I do that if so please let me know how to do that with steps. I have seen many ...
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A timer job's schedule type is changed from yearly to hourly after running it

I have a custom timer job with a yearly schedule (SPYearlySchedule). After I deploy it, its Schedule Type listed under Job Definitions in Central Admin is shown as Yearly as expected. However, if I ...
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SPWebService error when attempting to run custom timer job

I have created a custom timer job and I have been able to successfully deploy and run the timer job on an SP dev server. Now I'm migrating my solution to a QA environment and I am able to successfully ...
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Custom Timer Job to pull Oracle Data to update a SharePoint list

I have an issue where I need to pull a daily feed from a oracle db into a SP list. Each day would create a new item in said list. I've been successful in connecting to several databases before ...
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Unable to access the SQLMembershipprovider from Custom Timer Job

I have a requirement to delete FBA users from SQL database using the Custom Timer Job. I have added the connection string to the OWSTIMER.EXE.config file. <connectionStrings> <add name="xxx" ...
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Timer Job not getting updated on deployment

I have a timer job. When I make any changes in it and deploy, it is not taking the updated changes. I referred to many links which told me to change the assembly version and redeploy the timer ...
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Failed Timer Job : A column named '[column name]' already belongs to this DataTable

I have a timer job, that runs Hourly and starting every hour between 0 minutes past the hour and no later than 0 minutes past the hour. So that means, it will run every hour and exactly on minute of 0 ...
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timer job not applicable ignoring job definition

We have created custom timer job in share point 2010.but we are getting error job definition "job name", id ed6b4720-67c3-4bbc-aa46-e98a2aa67202 not applicable, ignoring We are unable to find out ...
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SPWeb not showing site that exists

I have migrated a site from 2007 to 2010. I then moved the site collection to a place within a subsite using site content and structure. Everything works fine and I can see everything correctly. ...
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Unable to activate Feature in sharepoint 2010

I created a timer job which will send a mail to all the user.It was working fine in dev server.So ,I change the "SITE URL" in SOLUTION properties to prod server url(http://*_prod) and added solution ...
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Timer Job - Deploy WSP from VS2010 Vs Management shell

Help me to understand about deployment of Timer job from Visual studio 2010 and management shell . Software: Sharepoint2010 Visual Studio 2010 .NET 4.5 My Experience: I wrote timer job with ...
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Periodically trigger a workflow

Here's the situation. I have a list/content type with a column called "frequency". Based on the item's frequency value, a workflow should be triggered automatically every day / month / year. This ...
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Logging with log4net in SharePoint timerjob [closed]

I am relatively new to SharePoint development and have been using log4net for logging inside my custom SharePoint projects. I recently created my first timerjob and saw that log4net does not behave ...
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How do you decide the scope of a feature when creating timer job?

We are using SharePoint 2013 and have task of creating timer jobs which run everyday, with functionality like sending out emails based on due dates of list items, adding items to list, changing values ...
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Create Timer Jobs dynamically using code (on the fly)

What I am trying to accomplish here is different from the usual "Create and deploy a new custom timer job". So please co operate. Scenario : I have around 200 lists in my site. Each list gets its ...
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How to programatically get a link to custom timer job settings?

I have created a custom timer job and deployed it to all web applications. In a custom central administration application page, I would like to show links to this timer job (e.g. 2 links if there are ...
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When should we use SharePoint Timer job and when Windows Task Scheduler?

Can somehow explain me what are of the benefits of using SharePoint Timer jobs over Windows Task Scheduler?
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SP2010 Timer Jobs Scheduled on multiple WFE

At some point within the past 24 hours we've experienced timer jobs now being scheduled to run on both WFEs per execution cycle. None of these jobs have been modified recently; most haven't been ...
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Exception when getting the value of field in SPListItem

Hi Guys I have this problem: I query a list using Caml. items = list.GetItems(query); This returns 6 items and works ok. Then I do: foreach (SPListItem item in items) { var title = ...
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User loses permissions to list item temporarily

I have a huge list with articles (shop with 6000 articles) and there is a timerjob that runs like every 3 hours that updates the stock on all the articles based on the stock returned from an external ...
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Is it possible to deploy SP 2010 Timer Job to SP 2013 farm?

Within a 2010 farm I've got a custom timer job. The timer job is installed/activated via web application feature. Now I need to provide the timer job's functionality/results to site collections ...
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How to return all user profiles

I need to query the entire user profile store and do multiple operations such as filtering based on one user profile property, sorting by another, and grouping on yet another. Is this possible using ...
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Custom Timer job does not show up under Job Definitions when installed via PowerShell

We have created a custom timer job in VS2012 farm project. The scope is set to Site level and the project is deployed at GAC. Using VS2012, we can deploy the project and see it come up in the Job ...
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SPMinuteSchedule - can it run longer than 1 minute?

I created Timer Job, and create definition on Feature Activated. I have question about schedule. If I use Minute Schedule like this: SPMinuteSchedule schedule = new SPMinuteSchedule(); ...
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Sharepoint Timer Job : Cental admin or feature activated event?

I have a Sharepoint Timer job and have scheduled it on hourly basis in my feature activated event. I deploy the code , feature is activated and timer job is set . Code Snippet : SPHourlySchedule ...
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Custom Sharepoint 2010 Timerjob is starting again after it is finished!

I have created a custom timerjob in visual studio. I have deployed this timerjob on my sharepoint 2010 portal. It is scheduled every night at 02:00 a clock. When I start this timerjob manual from ...
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Timer Job cannot delete an item (with error “item does not exist”), but console app can

I have a list based on a calendar in SharePoint 2010 and I periodically run a timer job to archive items to another location, deleting them from the list. Most of the time this works just fine, but ...
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SharePoint TimerJob not executing

I have a TimerJob in my feature that is not executing. I've tried restarting the timer service (below), deactivating and activating the feature, and manually executing the job using the "run now" ...
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How to have SPSite object available in custom Timer Job?

Here's my FeatureActivated method: public override void FeatureActivated(SPFeatureReceiverProperties properties) { SPSite site; MyCustomJob customJob; SPDailySchedule schedule; ...
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Does it matter if I use RunWithElevatedPrivileges in SPJobDefinition?

I have written a custom SPJobDefinition. In the public override void Execute(Guid targetInstanceId) method I am running some code which is encapsulated in SPSecurity.RunWithElevatedPrivileges. Since ...
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Run Sharepoint timer job programatically using RunNow() using account having non admin rights

I have a custom timer job which is scheduled to run during specific time period. I want to give a Run Now functionality using button click from custom sharepoint webpart. If i run timer job using a ...
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SharePoint 2013 custom TimerJob gets no results from list but same code as a console program returns results

Can anyone provide any ideas on why the below query returns nothing when inside a custom timer job. But when run from a console program it returns results. Note, both console program and OWSTimer.exe ...