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

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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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Custom SP Timer Job in Sharepoint 2010 not working (does nothing)

I'm busy writing / debugging my first custom timer job in Sharepoint 2010. What is working so far: The timer job installs The timer job can start What's not working: Nothing else seems to be ...
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Configuration for timer job Sharepoint 2010

I have a timer job that needs to connect to a SQL Database. Where would one typically store this connection string. In normal app development, one has app.config. Clearly using app.config in this ...
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Which of the foll. powershell script is correct way to install a timer job into SharePoint?

1: install-spsolution Solution.wsp -webapplication "webapplication" -GACDeployment –force 2: install-spsolution Solution.wsp -GACDeployment –force Which of above is best practice?
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sharepoint job execute on start timer (net start sptimerv4)

I have a JOB that executes on "NET Start SPTimerv4". I dont want that my JOB execute on this actions. Someone can tell me what I need to do ? Thank you
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How to get the root site collection from a web application?

I am using sharepoint 2010 with some custom timer job at web application scope. In this timer job I have a foreach which loops into all site collection in the current web application. There is an if ...
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Sharepoint Timer Job : Cental admin or feature activated event?

I have a Sharepoint Timer job and have scheduled it on hourly basis in my feature activated event. I deploy the code , feature is activated and timer job is set . Code Snippet : SPHourlySchedule ...
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Create Email Reminder for Recurring Calendar Events

I'm trying to figure out a way to create 2 calendar event items. 1 that sends an email reminder 30 days before it's start time to certain people and the other that sends an email reminder 7 days ...
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Error occurs while deploying cutom timer job SP 2010

I am creating timer job in which the list item is added every 5 minutes. My class file which inherits SPJobDefinition is : public class MyTimerJob : SPJobDefinition { public MyTimerJob() : ...
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Preferable way to send notification for task list. Timer job or workflow?

I am new to sharepoint. I am having a task list in which I want to send e-mails to the person whom the task is assigned before 24 hours of due date. I am confused whether to use workflow or timer ...
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Choosing a service to associate a timer job with

I'm writing a custom timer job in C# and need to pick a service to associate my timer job with. I've tried the local timer service: : base(String.Format(JOB_NAME, Guid.NewGuid()), ...
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how to add items to managed metadat

I've added an new term in the 'taxonomy term store'. The new terms show in the columns that are using managed meta data. I'm querying the Lists/TaxonomyHiddenList/AllItems.aspx list for id's, but ...
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how to configure a timer job to run in specific servers?

If I have a big environment with 100,000 users, I am planning to split the servers for WFE, Application Servers and Batch Processing. I wonder if there is an specific way to enable/install specific ...
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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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Permissions issue using SPJobDefinition

I have an SPJobDefinition (WSS) that runs each hour. Based on some values, and if met, it adds an item to the calendar list. This calendar list has an event receiver attached to the ItemAdded event. ...
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timer job programatically check status

Is there a way to check for the status of a timer job, I need to know the last time it executed and its status, that it run correctly?
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Get default WebApplication in a farm

I have a question about getting the default WebApplication in the farm - how do I do it? I need to, because my timer job must be completed only for one WebApplication. PS: I'm using SharePoint 2010
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Expiration Policy Job - debugging

I am trying to find out what error is preventing our Expiration Policy timer job from completing. It is scheduled daily about 10PM. Sometimes when I come in in the morning it is Aborted, sometimes ...
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synchronize data from external list and SPList

How do we synchronize data from an external list (BCS) into a custom SharePoint list? I have tried using a timer job, but it did not help. Any ideas?
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Restart Application Server ADministration Service Timer job? Flush all Timer jobs?

On two of my Servers, the Application Server Time Job says Failed, but I can't figure out why. I'm looking in the logs and can't figure out why. Does anybody know where I can find procedures to flush ...
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Crawling the taxonomy store using a timer job in central admin

I am trying to get a timer job to crawl the Taxonomy Termstores, and am having a problem determining which SPSite object to use when instantiating the TaxonomySession. Is there a SPSite instance that ...
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MSOCAF Issue - Timer Job Implementation

Microsoft online code analysis framework , as we know i used to analyze the code [.wsp] My code contains the timer job which is activated via feature. After running the MSOCAF on my WSP , i get ...
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Job not executing

I'm creating a job but it doesn't seem to be executing. The constructor is being called, but the OnExecute isn't, I can tell that since I see it in DbgView: [6960] ReadAuditLogJob() [6960] ...
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MOSS TimerJob “results” are not appearing on the sites

I have weird problem with my custom timer job... My timer job rans perfectly and shows succeeded in tmr status page BUT no changes don`t appear in these site collections. I have heavily logged ...
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Immediate Timer job wont start

I have an immediate timer job that stopped working on the 7th July. It is the only timer job that has stopped and will not run. I've restarted the services, set the job to run every 1 min, reset IIS. ...
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Performance Metrics and CA Configuration & Content DB?

When can we expect a maximum number of SQL connections for the Central Administration Configuration & Content DB? and what are all the important tables in these databases that an administrator ...
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Server getting flodded with SPUCWorkerProcess.exe

Got a SP2010 Server server that we use as an app server (not a WFE other than the Client Administrator). I had to reboot it to clear out dozens of processes as seen in Task Manager. We had probably ...
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The right place to add / remove timer jobs [duplicate]

Still fairly new to SP. Have a question about adding timer jobs via features. A couple of weeks ago when I was even newer to SP, I followed one or two tutorials on the subject. The code in these used ...
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Sharepoint 2010 timer job running multiple times

I have a 2 timerjobs which both have SPJobLockType set to SPJobLockType.Job to ensure they only run on 1 server and they run once every hour. However they seem to be running twice with only 1 minutes ...
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What circumstances would cause most timer jobs to run on the wrong server?

A customer has encountered a situation whose source I can't figure out. Consequently, it's not too easy to figure out how to restore the configuration to health. The customer's configuration is a ...
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SP2010 Timer Jobs Scheduled on multiple WFE

At some point within the past 24 hours we've experienced timer jobs now being scheduled to run on both WFEs per execution cycle. None of these jobs have been modified recently; most haven't been ...
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Alerts not working - Timer Lock

I've checked content database; SELECT * FROM timerlock WITH (nolock) Then having checked the eventcache table; SELECT * FROM eventcache WITH (nolock) WHERE EventData is not null I've got a ...
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Job executes from its feature deploy and after it is automaticaly deleted

I'm trying to figure out why my Sharepoint job executes since I deploy it and not in the time i have defined! and after it is automatically deleted of the job collection!!!
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Multiple Timer Job in the same SharePoint famr solution project shows up with the same Title in Central Admin Job Definiation

I have a SharePoint farm solution in VS2013 for SharePoint 2013. It contains two timer jobs, and each has their own feature definition. Once it has deployed to the development SharePoint server ...
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sharepoint 2013 workflows start on date

I have a requirement of starting a specific alert to user at the beginning of the month, can I do that with SharePoint Designer 2013 workflow? Was it changed from 2010, in 2010 we could not do that
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create timer job to send mail based on field

I want to create timer job which should work as below. I have a list with field 'comments(multiple line of text)' , this timer job need to run after 1 week and check if field is empty or not.If field ...
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code to iterate Document Library for feature

I'm writing a timer job that needs to email document owners when a document column (review Date=today) I want features to be available in sites which I can activate site collection. How do I ensure ...
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Central admin: Job definition (_admin/ServiceJobDefinitions.aspx) page throwing object reference error

The Central admin: Job definition (_admin/ServiceJobDefinitions.aspx) page throwing object reference error. Everything was working as expected 3-4 days back , i tried to check if my custom timer jobs ...
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Timer job feature disable in other site collections

I have the below scenario. I have multiple site collections present in a web application and I have to create a timer job which will be used across the site collections. When I first created it, it ...
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What SharePoint job creates Kernel Event Trace WSSUSAGESESSION15 and how can I modify it?

On a SharePoint 2013 Foundation standalone server installation, my event logs are getting flooded with the following message: The backing-file for the real-time session "WSSUSAGESESSION15" has ...
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Does it matter if I use RunWithElevatedPrivileges in SPJobDefinition?

I have written a custom SPJobDefinition. In the public override void Execute(Guid targetInstanceId) method I am running some code which is encapsulated in SPSecurity.RunWithElevatedPrivileges. Since ...