A timer job runs in a specific Windows service for SharePoint Server to automate common SharePoint tasks.

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SharePoint Online Custom Timer Job Alternative

Since SharePoint Online doesn't support custom timer jobs, what can we use in it's place? For a previous on-prem solution, we had a timer job that ran during the night that would iterate through ...
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timer job not getting deployed

I have created SharePoint 2013 timer job. I deployed it in my dev environment at a web application scope . it got deployed successfully and I started to see the feature in the web application level ...
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Information management policy timer job is showing “N/A” for the Last Run Time

I want to run a timer job named "Information Management Policy", so i went to "Central Administration" >> "Job Definition". then i run the timer job manually, but it showed "N/A" beside the last run ...
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Timer job for sending Email to officer column exactly before two days of taskdate column? [closed]

Timer job for sending Email to officer column exactly before two days of taskdate column.Please anyone who has already done this requirement.Please share the code.
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Is creating a Timer Job in SharePoint 2013 as a farm solution , a deprecated approach that i should avoid

I want to create a timer job in sharepoint 2013, the purpose of the timer job, is to loop through my list items and do these two actions:- Check if the "Review Date" of an item is met (Review date = ...
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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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Remote server call with server side object model?

I want to create an archival job which will work in following manner : In Site-A it will look for the records for which the last modified date meets the archival criteria. will get a collection of ...
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Content types not updating from the hub.

We have a web application for Intranet. Inside this web application I have created a site collection for content type hub, and the Intranet is on the root site collection. Until recently I could ...
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SPD Workflows hanging in 'Starting' stage, and Timer Service failing to recycle

I'm having problems with the workflows and timer service on my SharePoint farm. I have a number of custom (SPD) workflows. When I set them off in multiples (simultaneously), they hang for ages in a ...
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TimerJob sharepoint server 2013

In sharepoint all list having Status column(Datatype is Dropdown) & Duedate Column. Duedate column exceed the todays date Status Column should be changed Closed automatically using Timerjob.I used ...
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Timerjob sharepoint 2013

In sharepoint i have 3 list. 1.CommonList 2.HRList 3.ITList how can i can get the value of DueDate Column to the all list. public override void Execute(Guid contentDbId) { try ...
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Unable to debug TimerJob in Visual Studio 2012

I have create a timer job and deployed in SharePoint 2013. Debugging worked fine couple of times. After retract and redeploy couple of times. Now while attaching to OWSTIMER getting below error. ...
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Timer job to run weekly to send email notifications

I am looking to create a timer job that would run weekly and send an automated mail to seven different groups of users very start day of the week. For example week starts with Monday every Monday ...
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PowerShell Cmdlet Not Recognised

While researching the timer job App State Update I was wondering if I could find the URL it accesses so I could retain its functionality by whitelisting that single URL and blocking all other internet ...
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One timer job not running on one server

We have a multi-server farm and I ran into a strange issue. Incoming emails were not being picked up from the drop folder on our first WFE (I am configuring this for the first time). I checked the ...
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Job timers not running

Sorry I am new on sharepoint and haven't seen any fix using google. I have sharepoint 2010 foundation and my timer jobs haven't ran for the last month or so. I tried to run the jobs manually but ...
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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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ERROR: Exception calling “SaveAs” with “2” argument(s): “SaveAs method of Workbook class failed”

I am using SharePoint 2010 and I get following error when I try to save an Excel file via Power Shell: ERROR: Exception calling "SaveAs" with "2" argument(s): "SaveAs method of Workbook class failed" ...
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Pause until time action not functioning! Please help! - Sharepoint 2013

Helo Sharepoint professionals im new in this field so please have some patience. The first bigger workflow ill like to build for my company and I run into something that should be straight forward ...
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Timer Job to send email at days end (SharePoint 2010)

Can anyone tell me if a timer job can be set up to send an email at the end of each day if a new entry/entries is made to a submission page? I want it to notify the intended person if they get new ...
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Can't see feature on my webApplication

I did a solution for a SPJobDefinition. Feature scope is WebApplication as required. I have event featureActivated but when i deploy solution. When i go to CA -> Manage WebApplication -> select one ...
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SharePoint Online scheduled out-of-the-box and Custom Reports?

In SharePoint Online, is there a way to schedule delivery of reports for out of the box / Custom Reports? For out of the box, for example, every month I want to automatically send an email with the ...
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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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Critical error 6398 - User synchronization not working anymore

I just found this morning that there are a lot of critical errors since 9/9/2015 in SharePoint, all of them being the Event ID 6398. Here's the error: The Execute method of job definition ...
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Access denied during TimerJob activation

I have a custom timer job that kicks off a workflow on a items in a Custom list. When trying to activate it I encounter this error: 09/08/2015 11:16:26.93 w3wp.exe (0x1B170) ...
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Exception: System.NullReferenceException: Object reference not set to an instance of an object

I recently uploaded a timer job that's purpose is to kick off a workflow on items in a custom List. Upon trying to activate it, I am immediately redirected to an error page with a Correlation ID. ...
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Requirements for a Timer Job deployment

I created a timer job to kick off a workflow on all items in a List. I followed this template and converted the code to VB. What do I need to deploy this to my SharePoint site using the command: ...
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Error when activating feauture that installs a timer job

I have the following error when activating a feature, this feature is supposed to install a timer job. Failed to create receiver object from assembly "MundoNetElements, Version=1.0.0.0, ...
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Cannot change passphrase

I cannot change my passphrase. Here is my Powershell commands PS C:\Users\myuser> $passphrase = ConvertTo-SecureString -String "Mypassphrase1" -asPlainText -force PS C:\Users\myuser> ...
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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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timer jobs are showing “N/A” for their last run & schedule incremental search are not firing [duplicate]

I have SharePoint enterprise server 2013 with SP1, and i check my timer jobs and many of them are showing "N/A" beside their last run time, as follow:- now i run the following command :- ...
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Where do I begin trying to resolve an Event ID 6398 Timer error in a TFS/SharePoint suite?

SharePoint Server 2013 SP1, TFS2013, SQL Server 2012 Standard SP2 Running in Hyper-V on a Server 2012 R2 vm I receive this error at a regular intervals such as every hour, or during startup/shutdown ...
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SharePoint 2013 Custom Timer Job - Unable to schedule to execute every 3 hours

I have a timer job that needs to be executed every 3 hours. Unfortunately, SharePoint's scheduling classes do not facilitate this. How can I achieve this? Suggestion 1: Thought of running the timer ...
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Is it possible to edit .resx file manually?

I have a resourcefile in the SharePoint 14 hive called SPMailRevision.resx. (C:\Program Files\Common Files\Microsoft Shared\Web Server Extensions\14\Resources\) I have a solution that refers to this ...
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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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Timer job disable

Can I raise some kind of event when a timer job has been disabled from central admin? I need to logwhen a user disable a timer job. (without removing a feature)
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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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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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Timer Job property bag empty

I need to set some properties in the timer job property bag In the FeatureActivated event I use this code to set the property: MyJob job = new MyJob (JobName, webApp); // Set my custom property! ...
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Application Server Administration Service Timer Job doesn't finish or fail

Lately the Application Server Administration Service Timer Job does not complete on one WFE and runs long on the other WFE. Since it does not fail I do not see an error logged. What could cause this ...
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Timer job vs. site workflow

When doing a comparison between the following approaches, which one would you choose for creating a daily recurring task? Timer job (classic) Site workflow + web service (custom code) Site workflow ...
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How to update spjob

I've a solution sharepoint 2010 for a job that i want to update. So i did in powershell an update-spsolution and restart sharepoint timer job For testing, i changed the start hour in event of my job. ...
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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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Can't find my timer job in my timer job list but if i loop through my webApplication jobs it is there

I've developed a timer job for one of my SharePoint web applications. I have written my job from SPJobdefinition class: public class EraseUsersJob : SPJobDefinition { #region constants ...
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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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How to restore a delete-timer-job-history timer job without any downtime

I deleted the job-delete-timer-job-history accidentally and even the job definition wont show up now. what is the easiest method to re create/undelete the job without any downtime. Nicholas
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Configuration page for a custom timer job - how do I get the job definition?

Part of a project I'm working on involves creating a custom timer job which has some properties which are populated via the feature Template.XML file by default. However, while this is sufficient for ...
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How can I manipulate List-Data on a certain SiteCollection using a TimerJob?

I need to periodically execute code that reads and writes ListData within a certain SiteCollection. My first thought was a TimerJob. Can I create a TimerJob using a SiteCollection-Feature? How can I ...
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App Installation Service Timer Job Missing

I've got a SharePoint 2013 Development server that is having issues installing applications developed within Visual Studio 2013. When attempting to install, the job just continues to run and never ...