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

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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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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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Disable TimerJob for a Particular Document Library

Can we disable a SPJobDefinition for a particular Document Library?
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Set alert in central administration to notify when timer job fails?

Is there a way to set an alert in SharePoint 2010 Central Administration to notify an administrator when a timer job fails? For example, I'd like to be notified when the following job's status equals ...
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The timer job for this operation has been created, but it will fail

When I try to run the upgrade solution command on my server I get following error: The timer job for this operation has been created, but it will fail because the administrative service for ...
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Confusion over timer job's last run time in Central Administration

This is creating little confusion for me. My timer job is scheduled to run between 5 am to 7 am but after a check I found the last run time is 8:32 pm ! I understand this is a daily job that runs but ...
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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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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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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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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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Content Organizer Processing Timer Job - Does it work with sub folders in Drop Off Library?

I have been fiddling with the drop-off library and the content organizer processing timer job. It seems like it will route documents that exist in the drop-off library at the root level, but when it ...
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How to restore deleted OOB Timer Job

One of development server "delete job history" job got deleted accidently. Now how to restore it back? We have ran the configuration wizard, but no luck.
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Access denied while creating content database from event receiver

I have created one timer job which will add SharePoint content database. When I am running timer job manually from central admin, Content database is being created successfully. Now I have one list ...
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Install-SPSolution will always install “old” solution

I'm installing a Farm Solution on 2013 the following way Add-SPSolution path/to/solution.wsp Install-SPSolution -Identity solution.wsp -GACDeployment -Force Enable-SPFeature -Url $site.Url -Identity ...
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Invalid URI Error when the EmailTimer job triggered from Sharepoint 2010

We are sending emails from the application under certain conditions. When initially an Exposure is raised through our SharePoint 2010 web application an email will be sent to the customer with URL to ...
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Number of days timer job history is kept?

We've just noticed that our "User Profile Service Application - User Profile Incremental Synchronization" timer job has been failing in our SharePoint 2010 environment for quite some time. This job ...
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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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Create Excel from SPListItemCollection and upload to a Document Library

Here is the scenario, I have a Timer Job. It sends Monthly summary of a list based on certain filters. I am able to generate Datatable from SPListItemCollection that I get using CAML. I would like to ...
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Timer job and 3rd Party DLL

In SharePoint 2013, is it possible for a timer job to access a third party DLL that has been deployed to the bin folder instead of the GAC? I have modified the package so that when the wsp is ...
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Create CV ( Curriculum vitae ) based on mysite properties - workflow / timerjob?

What's the best way to automatically create a CV based on users mysite? We've thinking of placing all the properties we need in the mysite properties, and then create a CV in word and just map ...
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Which solution/feature contain given Timer Job in Sharepoint 2010?

How can I get solution that contain given Timer Job in Sharepoint 2010?
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Is it possible to run automated workflows in Sharepoint Foundation 2010 by the System Account?

I have installed SharePoint Foundation server 2010 (Standalone) on a windows 7 machine for learning SharePoint development. I have created a workflow, but it is not getting started automatically when ...
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How to detect that a profile has changed

I need to detect when there has been an update on a user profile (my site) in SharePoint. I guess I will loop through all the user profiles in a timer job, and look after some proprerty. Any ideas of ...
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Timer job is not running on all servers in 2007 MOSS Farm

We have shifted our MOSS 2007 Solution from one Server machine to another server machine. On old server after deploying corresponding .wsp file, our custom timer job runs on all 3 servers sess1, sess2 ...
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Change server for Immediate Alerts job

While investigating why alert emails weren't going out, I discovered that the Immediate Alerts jobs were associated with a WFE server. On that server, the SharePoint Timer Service had been disabled ...
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Time calculation diff from timerjob and manually created list item

I have a problem. I have a list, where some item fields are calculated from created time + offset. If I create a item manually, from the UI time calculations are correct. But I also have a scheduled ...
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Send the mail using timer job in draft folder

Have SharePoint Custom timer job using C#, It's already created and working perfect, current process - e-mails are going to user's Inbox. But I want like E-mail should go to Draft Folder of receiver. ...
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How to run timmer job on all servers in sharepoint farm

I want to run my custom timer job on all SharePoint servers in SharePoint 2007 farm. How I can do this? right now this job is running on only one server.
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My SharePoint server 2013, is not running any of the “Timer Jobs”

I have SharePoint 2013 server with SP1. And I have noted that all the Timer jobs are not running, for example inside the Gradual Site Delete, it show last run as “N/A”, even I have try to run it ...
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Invoking PowerShell inside a SharePoint 2013 timer job throws an exception

I have a SP2013 timer job where I'm executing some SharePoint PowerShell commands. The same code that used to work in SharePoint 2010 will not work in SharePoint 2013 (Server 2012) - when the job is ...
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Delete users from Profile Missing from Import view

I need to delete users from user profile in the view Profile Missing from Import. I tried to run the My Site Cleanup Timer job but they are still there. How can I do?
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Linq to sql timeout

I have set command timeout property to zero in my code (means it is not limited), but still my timerjob timeouts, how to prevent time outing ? Is there any more actions should I take to increase ...
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Define a backup job on daily basis

I usually run the following three statements manually inside SharePoint power shell :- Backup-spsite -identity http://tgvsps01 -path T:\back\Team.bak –force Backup-spsite -identity ...
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SPProductVersionJobDefinition throws Collection was modified; enumeration operation may not execute

I just finished Sp1 Upgrade in a Sp2013 Server Dev Environment. Going through the Windows Event log i discovered following error: The Execute method of job definition ...
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Why is TryGetList failing within my Timer Job?

I have a custom SharePoint 2010 Timer Job that had been running fine. The job performs processing on 88 sites in our web application. One day, everything was working fine. The next day, the 72nd site ...
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Import process running much slower when started inside timer job

We have implemented a CSV import fort some large CSV files. The process can be triggered by the user changing a drop down value of a file inside a sharepoint library to "pending". Our importer then ...
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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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SharePoint 2013 Health Report List alerts not sending emails, job-immediate-alerts last run time N/A in CA

We are trying to configure email alerts on the Central Admin Health Report list in SharePoint 2013. We get the confirmation email when the alert is first created, but nothing when a new error or ...
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Accessing web.config file of central administration

Pretty simple problem, but can't find a solution. Mostly because most of examples of reading web.config asks to use web application name, which is empty string for central administration. So is there ...
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Cannot create a timer job with a yearly schedule

I want to create a custom timer job with a SPYearlySchedule. The job deploys successfully, but when I view its settings in the central admin, it is shown to have an hourly schedule: Furthermore, as ...
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SPJobDefinition not recognized

using System; using System.Collections.Generic; using System.Linq; using System.Text; using Microsoft.SharePoint; using Microsoft.SharePoint.Administration; namespace SeaforthCalendar.TimerJob { ...
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Can't write to ULS

I have done some minor fixes to a timerjob, which writes to ULS after every step and error, but, for some reason after last deployment, it fails and is most confusing to me - doesn't write to ULS ...
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Review Job Definitions: Access Denied

After integrating TFS with the SharePoint environment this issue has started on the site, when I try to access the Job Definitions I am getting access denied. Below are the list of issue after the ...
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Under Job History my TimerJob is not there and it is not running-SharePoint 2010

I have created a custom TimerJob in Visual Studio 2010. I added some functional code and deployed it to my SharePoint site. The TimerJob never run as scheduled. Then I navigate to central admin and ...
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Timer Thread Method not executing properly

I have a method that refreshes a grid view, I need to run this method on a page every 60 seconds. To do so I have implemented the following timer thread: var timer = new System.Threading.Timer( ...
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Multiple timer jobs in one solution

http://dotnetfinder.wordpress.com/2010/07/24/creatingcustomsharepointtimerjob2010/ I followed the above tutorial to create a timer job which works correctly although I want a second timer job. I ...
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Timerjob location

I want to know, is there any way to find where timer-job is activated (url where timerjob's feature activated) using Powershell.
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Workflow timeout and timer settings

We have an on-going issue with workflows (Nintex) occasionlly failing with "Fail to start" error. IT suggests to add a "pause" as the first step in the workflow. Their reasoning is that since our ...
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SharePoint 2010 Health Analyzer: The timer service failed to recycle, Microsoft SharePoint Foundation Usage Data Import takes longer time

We have two WFEs on the SharePoint 2010 farm and running on Aug'11 CU("14.0.6109.5002"), have noticed that the timer job - Microsoft SharePoint Foundation Usage Data Import takes longer time to ...