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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How to programmatically start a TimerJob?

i have created a TimerJob which can be configured in the central administration how it should run (daily, weekly, etc). But now i have a additional requirement that a user should be able to start the ...
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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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Is it possible to run timer job on button click event?

I want to know whether it is possible to run SharePoint Timer Job on button click event.
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SP 2013 : bind timer execute to Execute method

I prepared in Visual studio 2012 WSP farm solution deployed to SP 2013. WSP package contains feature with Timer job. After install, deployment, activating features via power shell I can see my Timer ...
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Get site collection in timer job

I use this code to get the site collection : SPWebApplication webApplication = this.Parent as SPWebApplication; SPContentDatabase contentDb = webApplication.ContentDatabases[targetInstanceId]; SPSite ...
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Custom SharePoint timer job is not visible in the central admin

A custom SharePoint timer job is not visible in the central admin job definition section. I have: Activated feature in the application, Restarted the SharePoint timer services, Restarted IIS ...
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SharePoint custom timer job does not execute

I have a custom timer job that inserts into 3 lists. I've been following this tutorial and it was working perfectly fine, I was able to debug and deploy the timer without any problems. Now a few ...
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Remove list items from users who are removed/deleted from the site collection

We have a custom SharePoint application in which we manage user records and other info about employees in lists. We need a timer job to run through the entire records and remove the user ...
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How to Create timer job Send Email to group People

Done • i have created a discussion form in daily check list. • There is group like “Investment” only member of this group can fill that form. • Tasks are coming along in dropdown user select ...
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Pausable Timer Job associated with an SPWebApplication and with SPJobLockType.Job

I'd like to implement a custom timer job in SP2010 and SP2013 that is pausable, associated with a web application, and will run only once when it is scheduled to run. It seems the obvious thing to ...
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Getting timeout in timerjob

I am trying to get data from instagram api in my custom timerjob. So i am using below code webRequest = ...
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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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“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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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 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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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 ...