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 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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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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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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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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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 ...
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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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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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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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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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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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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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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 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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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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“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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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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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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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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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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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 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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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 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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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 ...