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

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for update record using sharepoint 2010 Timer job

i want to know that how to update record in MS sql server 2012 using SharePoint 2010 Timer job.Or how to call MS Sqlserver procedure using sharePoint timer job every hours. Please help me any ...
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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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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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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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SharePoint 2010 Workflow stuck in starting status?

We have a SP 2010 workflow on a Document Library which sends an email notification out to certain users when a property is changed for a document. This workflow was working fine up until 2 weeks ago ...
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New-SPSite gives ERROR: Failed to OpenThreadToken, LastError=1008 in Timer job

I have a timer job that is running some powershell. The script creates a content database and then attempts to create a site collection. If run from powershell prompt the script works fine. If I ...
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Solution's deployment status failed

Last I night I was trying to deploy a custom timer job on production servers, I added solution easily using STSADM, but when I tried to deploy it using CA it returned with deployment status as Failed. ...
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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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Problem Timer job unknown error

I'm having a problem to reach a specific SPlist in my sitecollection. The timerjob is supposed to read all items from a SPlist I've choseed and send them to a user through mail. I'm not sure if it's ...
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SharePoint Farm feature not deploying to all members

I have a SharePoint 2010 farm solution (with some timer jobs tied to SPTimerV4 and a LockType of None) that is not deploying it's GAC'ed DLL to all servers in the farm. This timer job must run on ...
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Running a Timer Job

I have a custom Timer Job that runs on every Monday. However, I want to be able to run the timer job manually outside of Central admin. but I dont want to use PowerShall or stsadm. Can I put a link ...
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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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How to fix the access issue with Timer JobDefinition Page - SP2010?

I am unable to access the Timer Job Definition Page in Central Admin and getting error given below, if anyone can tell me how to fix this issue please, The configuration database was queried for a ...
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Sharepoint Workflows in background

I'm just curious, I was reading an article here, and in the third paragraph it states "If you didn’t know, there are quite a few workflows that run in the background all the time. " I was just ...
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SharePoint 2010 send email

I have a timer job that will get ListItem based on some criteria. After I gathered all the items, I will send an email based on the Modified column and cc that email based on the Created By column. ...
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WSS 3.0 - Running Timer Jobs Manually

I am trying to troubleshoot why my timer job is not working in WSS 3.0. Is there anyway to run a timer job manually in WSS 3.0?
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Why Sharepoint Timer Service is making Pc slow?

Currently Sharepoint Timer Service is stopped in my Pc and the Pc is running perfectly but when i start Sharepoint Timer Service at the time of Development, at that time it is making my Pc very slow ...
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Variation Subsites Not Created - all timers finish in 00:00:00

Part 1: Variations Create Hierarchies Job Definition successfully creates the source & target labels. After that no subsites are created on the target labels nor any target pages. I've created ...
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Could these errors be the cause of my timer job problem?

I have a timer job that runs every night at midnight. The first part of the timer job is to iterate through every single site in a particular site collection (there are many). The second part of the ...
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Deciding on custom timer job constructor

I have been tasked with writing a couple custom SPJobDefinitions and have 2 blocking questions regarding its implementation. What constructor should I use? I have noticed two that I can use. One ...
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Custom Timer Job does not execute on production server

I have a custom job. It works fine on staging server, after moving to production it is not working. It shows in Central Administration "Job Definitions" I can open it and click "Run now" but it has no ...
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Strange error from timer job service

I'm developing timer job for SharePoint 2010. I was able to deploy it on my local machine but when I was trying to execute timer job I get strange error message: Job definition SP2010.CopyDocsJob, ...
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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 SharePoint 2010 Timer job not running

I have created a custom timer service to create a list. It's scheduled in minute using FeatureActivated event. I was able to globally deploy the solution. But the my timer job is not running. It's ...
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workitem timerjob wont execute

I have the following timer job, not done by me. When I attach debugger to OWSTIMER.EXE the constructors are triggered but the ProcessWorkItem method is never step into. There are about 4000 ...
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Can't disable Custom Timer Job

I has created a CustomTimerJob to update my list but i can't disable this timerjob because the title is disable, I can't click or do anything. I can't not find it in job definition but it ...
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TimerJob error missing public constructor

I have an issue on my SharePoint 2007 portal, where i created a custom TimerJob, but when I deploy it i get a message: MyTimerJob cannot be deserialized because it does not have a public default ...
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Rating's not being saved

Initially, I thought there was a problem with a control I've made to rate a document when I found that no documents appeared to be rated. So last night I rated documents (approved and published) ...
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Advantages/disadvantages of Timer Jobs vs. PowerShell scripts

I've worked with several examples of both SharePoint Timer Jobs and PowerShell scripts, some of them doing the same things as the other. In my experience, PowerShell scripts are far more flexible, ...
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How do I run the social timer jobs in powershell?

As title says. I've applied ratings to documents and they, obviously, haven't appeared yet. Is it possible to use powershell to explicitly force these timer jobs to run immediately? I believe the ...
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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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Problem with connectivity and OWSTIMER.exe

Our stagging environment is on a single server with 3 virtual servers, Database Server K2 Workflow Server WebFrontEnd Server Now time to time I am getting this exception for a webpart in event ...
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Microsoft SharePoint Guidance: Could not load assembly 'Microsoft.Practices.ServiceLocation'

I am using Microsoft SharePoint Guidance for logging and exception handling in my SharePoint timer job, my solution in SharePoint 2007 worked perfectly (and is working). Right now I am in the ...
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All timer jobs are missing from a Web Application

A timer job solution has been written and installed to our farm. It appeared to install correctly. However when you go to Central Admin under timer jobs and look at ...
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Run timer job on a single content database using SPJobLockType.Job

I have developed a custom timer job, inheriting from SPJobDefinition. It currently runs on two content databases, and I would like it to run on only one. I have created this timer job using the ...
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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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Possible to programmatically force timer to run?

I've exposed some 'rename metadata term' functionality to the user through an application page. It works fine, but they obviously don't see the changes until the 'Taxonomy Update Scheduler' has ran - ...
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Is there anyway to execute a web scoped timer jobs manually

My timer job runs every 15 minutes so on Staging server I have to wait 15 minutes while waiting for results after deploying it, is there any way I can simply execute it, I remember there was some ...
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Access Secure Store Service from Timer Job

I'm creating a timer job that polls an RSS feed that requires a username and password. I'd like to store the login credentials in the Secure Store Service. I believe I have successfully set this up ...
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Timer Job with lock type SPJobLockType.Job is scheduled on all WFE servers

I have written a custom timer job that should only run on one server in the farm. The constructor is as follows: public class MyCustomTimerJob : SPJobDefinition { public MyCustomTimerJob () : ...
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Alternative to HttpContext.Cache within a Timer Job

A coworker of mine has created a centralized Logging utility that works throughout our SP projects. It does a good job of queuing up a large number of logs, deals with logging level, etc. However, ...
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What is the default timezone setting for a web application?

We have a sharepoint server that is in pacific time. There are several webapps and they do not have a timezone specified (Manage Web Application > Web Application > General Settings > Default ...
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Moss Timer job deployed in one web application but running in a different web application

I can't believe Timer Jobs and SharePoint can be this un-predictable. I deployed my Timer job feature solution to web application A and activated feature, it worked for 3 days in same web application ...
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SP2010 - Which best solution for “crawling” plenty of site within 5 minutes by a timer job?

I have an issue I'd like to share with you, in SP2010. Here is the situation: There are a big number of sites, let's say 500, within one or different site collections. In each site, there's a similar ...
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Can't get the user email from user info when code executing in timer job

SPList resourceList = SiteProvisioningProvider.GetListReference(web, "Lists/list"); foreach (SPFieldUserValue admin in adminCollection) { SPListItem ...
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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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how to force a Timer Job solution to reference dll from gac

I developed a timer job feature using wsp-builder now when I take wsp file and deploy it to our development server it references an old version of dll from GAC even tho I updated gac with latest ...
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why timer job stucks at initialized status

I don't get the point why sharepoint timer job stucks at "Initialized" status, even tho it worked properly once, any idea's ? I know how to make it work again then but just dont understand the ...
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Why is my timer job running as a nameless GenericIdentity?

I am trying to run a timer job in SharePoint 2010 that ultimately will call into the BCS to retrieve info from an Oracle database. My timer service is running as a domain user, so I expected this ...
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Customize a timer job to send email when an item is added to a list in Sharepoint 2007

Need to send a mail to the Reviewer of a document ( this value is got from the Reviewer column of the library) when the document is added using timer jobs. Kindly provide steps and code snippet for ...