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

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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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Timer job for copying list items

How can I achive copying list items through timer job? I tried the below code with no success. .cs file using System; using System.Collections.Generic; using System.Linq; ...
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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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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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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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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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How to get all Note Board notes?

I have written code like this SPServiceContext context = SPServiceContext.GetContext(site); Uri uri = new Uri("http://localhost:1000/"); var socialCommentManager = new SocialCommentManager(context); ...
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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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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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Remove list items from users who are removed/deleted from the site collection

We have a custom SharePoint application in which we manage user records and other info about employees in lists. We need a timer job to run through the entire records and remove the user ...
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Timer Job property bag empty

I need to set some properties in the timer job property bag In the FeatureActivated event I use this code to set the property: MyJob job = new MyJob (JobName, webApp); // Set my custom property! ...
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Application Server Administration Service Timer Job doesn't finish or fail

Lately the Application Server Administration Service Timer Job does not complete on one WFE and runs long on the other WFE. Since it does not fail I do not see an error logged. What could cause this ...
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Sharepoint timer job [closed]

I added a timer service user to the Administrators group on the local computer, and then stopped perform the My Custom task. How to solve the problem? Before it -all work.
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How to Create timer job Send Email to group People

Done • i have created a discussion form in daily check list. • There is group like “Investment” only member of this group can fill that form. • Tasks are coming along in dropdown user select ...
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Can't find my timer job in my timer job list but if i loop through my webApplication jobs it is there

I've developed a timer job for one of my SharePoint web applications. I have written my job from SPJobdefinition class: public class EraseUsersJob : SPJobDefinition { #region constants ...
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Pausable Timer Job associated with an SPWebApplication and with SPJobLockType.Job

I'd like to implement a custom timer job in SP2010 and SP2013 that is pausable, associated with a web application, and will run only once when it is scheduled to run. It seems the obvious thing to ...
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How to restore a delete-timer-job-history timer job without any downtime

I deleted the job-delete-timer-job-history accidentally and even the job definition wont show up now. what is the easiest method to re create/undelete the job without any downtime. Nicholas
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How can I manipulate List-Data on a certain SiteCollection using a TimerJob?

I need to periodically execute code that reads and writes ListData within a certain SiteCollection. My first thought was a TimerJob. Can I create a TimerJob using a SiteCollection-Feature? How can I ...
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Timer job runs multiple times

I have a timer job that run multiple times, even though I have specified the SPJobLockType to SPJobLockType.Job. My constcrutors look like this public TimerJobTest() { } public TimerJobTest(string ...
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No timer jobs running after upgrading

After upgrading to SP1 and running the PSConfig (finished with errors relating to a bad site collection which I removed) Since this finished none of the scheduled timer jobs are running and they ...
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Disable TimerJob for a Particular Document Library

Can we disable a SPJobDefinition for a particular Document Library?
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Copy navigation from one site collection to another

I'm looking to write a small Timer Job that will look through the navigation in one site collection and copy that to another site collection. A little background info: There is list of site ...
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TimerJob object update method object already exists

Trying to execute the Update method on a SPJobDefinition object, I notice that it recall the "empty Constructor" and returns me the following error: An object of the type ...
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Content Organizer Processing Timer Job - Does it work with sub folders in Drop Off Library?

I have been fiddling with the drop-off library and the content organizer processing timer job. It seems like it will route documents that exist in the drop-off library at the root level, but when it ...
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Invalid URI Error when the EmailTimer job triggered from Sharepoint 2010

We are sending emails from the application under certain conditions. When initially an Exposure is raised through our SharePoint 2010 web application an email will be sent to the customer with URL to ...
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Number of days timer job history is kept?

We've just noticed that our "User Profile Service Application - User Profile Incremental Synchronization" timer job has been failing in our SharePoint 2010 environment for quite some time. This job ...
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Create Excel from SPListItemCollection and upload to a Document Library

Here is the scenario, I have a Timer Job. It sends Monthly summary of a list based on certain filters. I am able to generate Datatable from SPListItemCollection that I get using CAML. I would like to ...
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How to detect that a profile has changed

I need to detect when there has been an update on a user profile (my site) in SharePoint. I guess I will loop through all the user profiles in a timer job, and look after some proprerty. Any ideas of ...