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

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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 ...
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OWSTimer.exe suddenly disappeared

I am testing/debugging this Timer Job, while deploying my solution again and again using WSP Builder, I manage to hide OWSTimer.exe so now I cant find it to attach timer job to and debug my code, ...
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Executing sharepoint Job on single content db

I've added a 2nd site collection with its own content db. My custom timer job now runs twice, I want it to run only once as it sends an email out. How can I achieve this ? Here is my code : I've ...
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SPJobDefinition Execute Method isn't overriding

I built a custom Timer Job on activation I was able to debug it and it was going through Execute method I am overriding but suddenly its not overriding anymore. Code is here: public class ...
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Farm Based Custom Timer Job Feature

I am trying to create a custom timer job where feature is farm scoped and will run on a farm level, I am not able to find any decent tutorial that tells how to create a farm based custom timer job ...
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Timer on a SharePoint List

I came across a very interesting scenario I need a Timer for Item added Event receiver for a SharePoint List and this list is being added to hundred of Webs. Now each List needs a timer job, which ...
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SP Timer Job - is it possible to call a SP timer job via a class or from a button click event?

I was just wondering if it's possible to call a timer job from a button click or some logic in a custom solution? If so do, please provide an example.
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SharePoint Timer Service acting erratically

This is a SharePoint 2010 Server Enterprise Install with SP1 and the December 2011 CU. The farm has 1 WFE/App server and 1 DB server. My timer service restarts constantly. I see this message in the ...
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Database Statistics Timer Job got hangs on initialized state

Env: MOSS 2007 SP2 64 bit architecture, 4 wfe and1 app server, wins server 2003, Sql 2005 . I have a site collection in web app which is reached 50 GB. Due to this, the Site collection is not ...