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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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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Export ListItem Attachments via Linq

I am punching up a JobDefintion for backing up list data, which is too old into a dedicated database for archiving purposes (with a dedicated WebPages UI to browse it). In general the workflow is as ...
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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 ...
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When submitting/creating a custom timer job in SharePoint, how is the job's ID set?

I have a number of custom jobs that my program adds to my SharePoint environment. I noticed that there is no option to give the job a particular ID/GUID in the constructor. So my question is: How is ...
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What's the right way to get an SPWebApplication reference in WebApplication scoped custom timer job?

I have created a custom timer job. I deploy it with a feature that has a WebApplication scope. The Execute() method in my job definition class keeps throwing errors. I'm trying to get a reference ...
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timer job not appearing- SharePoint 2007

I have created a Timer Job and deployed the wsp to the central admin. The feature is installed and activated fine. I don't get any error. But i can't see the timer job in the Timer job list in ...
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TimerJob deploying Run with Elevated privalages

I have written a cusom timer job where in while Activating the feature i am using the below code. It works in devlopment but when i deployed it in QA i get the below error. The user is a Farm ...
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Timer job triggering based on Created Field in Task list

I have the below scenario 1) I have a Master Task list and Task list. 2) When the user Adds a Task in Master Task list then the same task should be added next month same date. For example If i have ...
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Timer job for copying list items

How can I achive copying list items through timer job? I tried the below code with no success. .cs file using System; using System.Collections.Generic; using System.Linq; ...
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Is it possible to test if command is triggered by SharePoint UI or Powershell

I have a custom job definition for which I have created a Description override. I want it to have correct formatting when called via Central administration UI and when seen using Powershell. Does ...
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Timer job fails while trying to data [closed]

I'm fetching data from a excel file and creating sharepoint groups for each entry. There are around 10000 entries for which i need to create sharepoint groups I created a SharePoint custom timer job ...
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make sptimerjob run on correct list

I followed the code example at How to: Create a Web Application-Scoped Timer Job. It creates a timer job that runs on a list in the root of the web application. However, I need to make the timer job ...
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How do to update custom SPTimerjob?

I have created & deployed a custom Jobdefinition via feature activation. During feature deactivation I use... Foreach(SPJobDefinition job in WebApp.JobDefinitions){ ...
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Value retain when redeploy of SharePoint Timer Job

I have a very simple question on SharePoint 2010 Timer Job, I build by reference from here. Basically upon execute of the Timer Job, I add an entry to SharePoint Custom List as following: public ...
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Get rid of a TimerJob/Feature which throws an exception

I created a TimerJob which is activated upon Feature activation. Because I didn't know better, I forgot to add an public default constructor and now I always get this exception: "Error occurred in ...
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Unable to update list item - Additions to this web site have been blocked

I am developing a SharePoint job. In the public override void Execute(Guid targetInstanceId) method, my code goes: SPSecurity.RunWithElevatedPrivileges(delegate() { int count = ...
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Accessing Entity Framework from Timer Job: connection string problem

I had a DB that normally I access from my SharePoint (2010) custom feature by Entity Framework. The connection string is stored in the web.config. If I do something like that from outside TimerJob: ...
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TimerJobs and ULS

I have developed a custom Timer Job, which is deployed to my Sharepoint 2010 Enterprise environment. I often notice that things that happen in the TimerJob will not be entered into the ULS, in the ...
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A custom timer job to show a client side coded popup monthly

In my current project, I have been told to design a custom timer job which will run once a month and display a popup(which I'm planning to show as a modal dialog coded in jQuery). On clicking the ...
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Custom Timer Job does not execute on production server

I have a custom job. It works fine on staging server, after moving to production it is not working. It shows in Central Administration "Job Definitions" I can open it and click "Run now" but it has no ...
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Users get subscribed to the same list more than once

I have developed a timerjob for MOSS 2007 which loops through a variety of subsites and then loops through all users on each site. Code can be seen here The issue at hand is that some of the users ...
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Custom timerjob uses different value then what query is set to

Part of my timerjob does DateTime week = DateTime.Now.AddDays(-7); SPQuery mQuery = new SPQuery(); mQuery.Query = "<Where><Gt><FieldRef Name='myDay' /><Value Type='DateTime' ...
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Custom Timer Job does not Execute

I have a custom timer job that loads items into a generic list. The timer job is not executing. The timer job is deployed and the feature is activated. I can see the Timer job in the Job Definitions ...