owstimer.exe is a SharePoint Timer Service from Microsoft Corporation belonging to Microsoft SharePoint Non-system processes like owstimer.exe originate from software you installed on your system.

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OWSTimer and IsolatedStorage?

On my SharePoint 2010 Farm I have some code that sometimes runs under the w3wp process and sometimes under the OWSTimer process. When the code runs it reads an XML configuration block from a ...
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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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Sharepoint 2013 Timer Service extremely high CPU usage

We are running a sharepoint 2013 on our server and it uses extreme high cpu every now and then. The only way to get rid of it so far is by restarting the service. However this is of course not ...
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No timer jobs running after upgrading

After upgrading to SP1 and running the PSConfig (finished with errors relating to a bad site collection which I removed) Since this finished none of the scheduled timer jobs are running and they ...
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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 read values from Secure Store Service Application in a timer Job

I have in my sharepoint application an external source that must be accessed by 2 parts of my application The first part is a page, where the users can search on a form, the external data. The second ...
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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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HttpWebRequest in TimerJob

I have an aspx-page in the Layouts-folder. A timejob makes a httpwebrequest on this page and the response-html is saved as a pdf. The httpwebrequest works fine, when its not called in a timerjob (ex. ...
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Setting binding redirects for owstimer on multiple WFE

We have code similar to what is described in this blog post to set binding redirects in owstimer.exe.config using the FeatureInstalled event; the post specifically states that this event should run on ...
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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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Create variation hierarchies - job completes but does nothing

This is something I have done many times before on my current VM, and even using the same Web Application, though with different site collections. The steps I am following are: 1) Create a new site ...
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Access denied for BCS method in e-mail event receiver

I have a SPItemEventReceiver which does some stuff with an external list when a document is uploaded to a DocLib. I now wanted to have it also run when an e-mail is sent to that DocLib. I could have ...
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Which process do event receivers run under?

Some MSDN articles say that synchronous event receivers run under w3wp.exe, and asynchronous event receivers run under owstimer.exe. For eg, this one: ...