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

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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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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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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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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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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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How do I handle the large List with more than 5K items in SharePoint 2010?

Have developed a simple request tracking application on SharePoint 2010; it stores the info on the SharePoint List. I would expect ~100items / week getting stored on the root folder of the list(as ...
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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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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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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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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 ...
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Workflow Timer Interval

Can I change Workflow Timer Interval value from default "every 5 minutes" to "every minutes" without impact to performace? Thanks for supprt, Best regards
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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 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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Deployment of Custom Timer job in Sharepoint 2010

I am creating Timer Job in Sharepoint 2010. When I try to deploy the solution I get the following error : Error occurred in deployment step 'Add Solution': Object reference not set to an instance of ...
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Custom Timer job throws an error : “Value cannot be null. Parameter name: uriString”

I am facing an issue while trying to write the custom Timer Job in SharePoint 2007. Have overridden the Execute method public override void Execute(Guid contentDbId) { using (SPSite ...
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Best practise for store/edit setting for custom time job?

What's the best practise for store/edit setting for custom time job? Well, we have OOTB _admin/Timer.aspx and /_admin/JobEdit.aspx pages, but if we have custom timer job with some setting (by the ...
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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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How to read values from Secure Store Service Application in a timer Job

I have in my sharepoint application an external source that must be accessed by 2 parts of my application The first part is a page, where the users can search on a form, the external data. The second ...
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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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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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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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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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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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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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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 ...