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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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 ...
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Timer Job - targets to specific application server

Below is our server topology 3 WFEs 2 App Servers 1 DB server Now, I would like to write a custom timer job that should run only on the specific application server("APP1"). SPJobdefinition does not ...
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Access service context in timer job

I have custom claims provider which uses user profile service to get some data when resolving claims for user. I'm creating UserProfileManager this way: private UserProfileManager UserProfileManager ...
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“Access Denied” while Activating Custom Timer Job

When i tried to Activate Feature of Timer Job It returns error : Access Denied Scope of Feature is "Site".. private static void CreateJob(SPSite site) { try { ...
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Custom job and System.Security.SecurityException: Access Denied

I have a custom job that I'm executing from a Web Part. MySPJobDefinition myJob = new SPJobDefinition(SPContext.Current.Site.WebApplication, myParameters...); //works myJob.Execute(Guid.Empty); ...
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Custom job and site enumeration error

I have a WebPart where I'm executing a custom job. For most users it works fine but for some not, and in log I can see such an entry: site enumeration stack at ...
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Trouble with redeploying Timer jobs during development

i have a project containing 1 timer job and 1SPpersistedObject. when i deploy the project for the first time it works fine and i debug the correct code. i then made a change and now it is debugging ...
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Timer Jobs auto provisioning?

I want to create a timer job that will be on all of SharePoint's web applications. It's not a problem - but I'm thinking of the situation when a new web application is created. Will my timer job be ...
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Copy an Item from one list to another list using custom timer job Creation?

How can i copy an item from one list to another list,I want to archive this item after 365 days of modified date of any item in the list.this i have to be do with Custom Timer job. can you please ...
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Custom Timer Job for SharePoint 2007 using Visual Studio installed in separate system

I need to create one custom job for SharePoint 2007. But the harden is that is on another server while i need to develop that on my system using visual studio 2010. I have dll of SharePoint 2007 to ...
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EnsureUser not working in Job

Background: sharepoint 2010 custom membership provider custom job to create users Job is deployed by code and executed first time from some WinForms exe, executed by local Administrator. Users are ...
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Resetting Major Versions on All Lists and Libraries

I've been tasked to help enforce our governance to set the Major version limit on all lists that have versioning enabled. I'm thinking of using a TimerJob to accomplish this. However, I've been ...
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Custom timer job email problem

We have a daily custom timer job that emails a newsletter. Recently newsletters have not been sent and the timer job status has been stuck on "initialized 0%" I have cleared the cache as described in ...
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Custom Timer Job/Solution Deployment Problems

I have a single solution that consists of the following: Custom Timer Job (WebApplication scoped) Custom Content Type and List (Web scoped) Custom Logging Area (Web scoped) These features are set ...
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Object reference not set to an instance of an object when Updating a Timer JOB?

This is really weird. The exception is thrown in the FeatureActivated event exactly in the line job.Update(). There is no way to debug any further because that method is from the framework. Maybe I ...
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Unable to locate the successfully deployed custom timer job

I have successfully deployed my timer job and it appears in the Central Admin but I cannot find it in Job Definitions or Running Jobs either in the Monitoring option of Central Admin. What could be ...
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Not able to figure out the meaning of the error in the LOG file

I am getting the following error when I try to deploy my custom timer job. " Cannot synchronize profile property languages until the ProfileDB is upgraded for UserProfileApplication 'User Profile ...
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Custom TimerJob SQL Access?

Im trying to access an SQL database from a custom TimerJob, but it fails. Without hitting the Exception, it just stops. I got the exact line where it get stuck: SqlDataReader sqlReader = ...
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Problem Activating Custom Timer Job

Right now I'm trying to create a SharePoint 2010 Custom Timer Job in Visual Basic 2010, which doesn't want to register itself in the SharePoint Timer (it appears to add ok and everything, but doesn't ...