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

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Column doesnt exist error - Sharepoint Deployment

I am getting an error while deploying a project to the Timer Jobs. It keeps shooting me an error that says "Column does not exist", when I go to my list and my code, there is no such variable or ...
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How can I non-destructively query the status of a SPWorkItem?

Suppose I have a custom timer job that processes work items. How can I check whether the timer job has processed a specific SPWorkItem without interfering with the actual processing? If I try to ...
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what is the best way to send survey or poll once a year

I have a requirement to send an online survey/poll/feedback form to all the users in our intranet once a year. I have been advised that this might require creating an infopath form and completed forms ...
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Workflow and timer job synchronization

I have a SP 2010 workflow that prompts information from the users, and a timer job which reads data from a constantly-updated DB. They both add data to another list item that stores the most recent ...
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SPSearchJobDefinition error after migrating to new domain

I've moved our sharepoint server (MOSS 2007) from one domain to another following this procedure. Everything seems to work OK but I've getting the error below in the event logs every five minutes. It ...
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Class not found in assembly when deploying custom timer job

Been struggling with this problem for a while. I'm deploying a custom timer job to SharePoint Foundation 2010, initially using the tutorial here. This timer job is supposed to add an element to a ...
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Timer Job Guid seems to be wrong

I have created a timer job which was deploying and working without any problems. I then created a second job in the same feature and had some problems deploying it, but after restarting Visual Studio ...
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Timer job to copy file

I have a web application scoped feature that creates and submits a one-time timer job when the feature is activated. The purpose of the timer job is to copy a file from one directory to another on the ...
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Delete timer jobs

I have a couple of timer jobs that I cant get rid of. I think they got created as a consequnce of creating a custom job. Also, if I use powershell Get-SPTimerJob then I get an exception. ...
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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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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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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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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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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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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 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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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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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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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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Custom Timer Job is not working in production

I have a document library called Documents in production. I wrote a timer job for sending emails based on the columns in the library. Everything was fine in the dev environment but the timer job in ...
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SharePoint Online workflow pause until

As far as I know it could cause troubles to pause a workflow for a longer time, like a few months. And I can understand that it could be a problem to do so on an on premise installation. But what ...
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Timer Job throws Field types not installed correctly Exception when querying a list

Hi Guys I have this situation: A timer job queries a list and gets items from it. The 2 queries are: <Where> <And> <And> <Leq> ...
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List all SPWorkItemJobDefinition

I have a document that I would like to delete, but receive the following error message: "This list item has a job pending." I believe this is caused by our TRIM Integration creating SPWorkItems on ...
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Create timer job to execute powershell script?

I have created timer job and under execute method.i have added below statement to run sharepoint command. runspace.RunspaceConfiguration.AddPSSnapIn("Microsoft.SharePoint.PowerShell", out ...
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Timer job status

I am trying to figure out why SharePoint does not send notifications every once in a while. I seem to find myself restarting the "Windows SharePoint Services Timer" on the server and then all of a ...
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Job was updated do not execute the actual code!

I have a job (timer job) that was updated but the new code is not executed but the old!!! I have reseted the Sharpoint Timer, I have reseted the App Pool IIS ... but nothing makes the new job code ...
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NullReferenceException when Starting Workflow from TimerJob

I am creating a TimerJob that invokes the workflow. Refer to the Execute method public override void Execute(Guid targetInstanceId) { var reader = new ...
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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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 ...
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How can I instantiate multiple timer jobs with differing names

I have created a timer job in VS and want to instantiate a number of times so I can have differing schedules. How can I do this.
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Restore-SPSite reports “No content databases are available for this operation…”

I've run a site collection backup using Backup-SPSite. I then deleted the Site Collection using CA. Then tried to restore is using Restore-SPSite. Got the error "No content databases are available ...
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SharePoint 2010: Application Server Administration Service Timer Job

One of our customers has a large SharePoint 2010 farm which was having problems with 100% CPU usage for a large part of every minute (15 seconds) when the Application Server Administration Service ...
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E-Mail Timer Jobs Are Not Firing

In a MOSS 2007 environment, I've setup Incoming E-Mail Settings in Central Admin and two timer jobs were subsequently created: 1) Windows SharePoint Services Get Incoming E-Mail Configuration 2) ...
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SPImmediateAlertsJobDefinition errors in Event Log

I am sporadically getting errors in my Event Log for SPImmediateAlertsJobDefinition with the ID 6893, I've seen some of the posts out there pointing towards issues with the SharePoint assembly files. ...
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TimerJob deploying Run with Elevated privalages

I have written a cusom timer job where in while Activating the feature i am using the below code. It works in devlopment but when i deployed it in QA i get the below error. The user is a Farm ...
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Share Point 2007 - Concept of an Agent?

I think I already know the answer to this question, but I'm hoping I am wrong. My background is in SQL, specifically T-SQL alongisde SSMS. I rely pretty heavily on agent jobs for periodic tasks. My ...
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How to programatically get a link to custom timer job settings?

I have created a custom timer job and deployed it to all web applications. In a custom central administration application page, I would like to show links to this timer job (e.g. 2 links if there are ...
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Do timer jobs always run under DefaultServiceAccount?

I'm curious whether or not all timer jobs will always run under the same farm service account, i.e. SPFarm.Local.DefaultServiceAccount as specified at installation. For example, if farm service ...
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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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How to have SPSite object available in custom Timer Job?

Here's my FeatureActivated method: public override void FeatureActivated(SPFeatureReceiverProperties properties) { SPSite site; MyCustomJob customJob; SPDailySchedule schedule; ...
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Prevent SharePoint 2010 custom timer job to run on all web application

I have successfully created the custom timer job to send status mails on daily basis. For testing I set the minute scheduler on the job and deployed as Web Application Scope. The timer job is running ...