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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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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SharePoint Online - Remote Timer Job 401 Unauthorized

I'm trying to create a timer job to run against my SharePoint Online tenant. I have been following this video on Channel9. I believe I have everything set up correctly, however when it gets to ...
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Can I run the same timer job with different parameters?

I have a SharePoint farm with many site collections. I wish to do some cleanup processing to a subset of those site collections; let's say 10 site collections. The cleanup functionality is exactly the ...
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O365 SharePoint requirements for a timer job solution

I would like to build a solution for SharePoint online. The solution should be able to automatically fire workflows. Is it possible to deploy such a solution on O365? Do you need Microsoft Azure for ...
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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 Powershell I can see my Timer ...
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SharePoint Custom Timer Job

I have a requirement to create a multiple timer job within a single feature. I have created the SharePoint Timer Job with the reference of this site http://www.codeproject.com/Tips/634208/Create-and-...
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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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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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Timer Job is missing under Job Definitions

Let me explain clear scenario here, actually timer job was showing under job definitions and was working fine but problem raised when i tried to redeploy the updated solution. First I uninstalled and ...
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Missing Custom Timer Job

I have a custom timer job that is hidden from the interface in the Central Admin. I could see the timer job definition by using powershell and I could not find an attribute that makes the timer job ...
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Custom timer job not sending mail in one environment

My timer job is sending emails perfectly in local machine where I have developed it based on a configuration list. When I moved it to the Development environment(No Visual Studio), It is not sending ...
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Quarterly Timer job

I am creating a timer job that sends mail on 1 day of every quarter of a year. I have written the code. Only I have to add code to schedule it. Please help me.
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SharePoint 2013 - Custom Timer Job prevent concurrent instances

I have a timer job that runs every minute. The timer job needs to do some processing and it may take more than a minute. I don't want the job to get triggered if previous instance is still running. ...
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Excel file creation takes a long time

I have a SharePoint timer job for creating an Excel file, and it uses the ExcelWriter class described here for creating and adding the Excel file to a library. The timer job works fine on my ...
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Sharepoint 2010 workflow “Pause until date” Versus Defining a timer job

I am working on SharePoint 2013 list. and i want to send emails and change the item status field, when a list column named "Review Date" is met , and by "met" i mean when the "Review Date" is equal to ...
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Timer job accessing file share

We have a timer job that has to does certain import of user data into the user profile service, along with user photos that are stored on file share. When it comes to uploading the photo, we have a ...
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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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Setting a TimerJob Property via Powershell

I am currently adding a Property to my Timerjob in FeatureActivated via C#. This is my code. public override void FeatureActivated(SPFeatureReceiverProperties properties) { ...
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create timer job to send mail based on the end date

I need to create a timerjob which should send/trigger mail to manager 2 days before end date as a reminder class CustomTimerJob : SPJobDefinition { public CustomTimerJob() : base() ...
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Create a timer job definition that queries a list and sends a reminder email daily

I am working in SharePoint 2013 and have a requirement to create a timer job that will keep sending notifications to users in a recursive manner. I have referred this article which describes the ...
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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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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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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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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 records(list)...
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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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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 SendMailDaily....
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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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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 job,...
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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 = this.WebApplication....
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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. ...